CELL-FREE ZONE

AP News
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Posted: Nov 06, 2012 11:10 AM

If you're voting in Washington, D.C., better put your phone away.

Many early morning voters in the nation's capital ended up talking with their neighbors as they waited in long lines to vote, because they were not allowed to check their cell phones. Poll workers offered no explanation for the rule.

— Eileen Sullivan — Twitter http://twitter.com/esullivanap

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