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No Drinking and Voting & Don’t Take Too Long in the Booth

Since the 1787 Constitutional Convention, federal law has imposed few constraints on elections and left most smaller decisions up to the states — creating an interesting patchwork of state-specific laws.

In some states they’ll call the Sheriff to haul you out of the voting booth if you take too long (no more than three minutes in Indiana). In others, like Utah, you won’t be able to buy any alcoholic beverages the day of the election.

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