Eric Trump, the son of GOP presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpVenezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives Trump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE, appears to have violated election law by photographing a picture of his ballot in New York on Election Day.

“It is an incredible honor to vote for my father! He will do such a great job for the U.S.A!” Eric Trump tweeted Tuesday morning with a photo of his ballot. The tweet has since been deleted.

New York is among the states that prohibits photographs in polling stations, sharing completed ballots and taking ballot selfies.


New York Magazine said last week that violations carry penalties of a $1,000 fine and up to a year in jail, and an Empire State judge last week rejected a petition from three New Yorkers to allow ballot selfies this year.

Manhattan Federal Judge P. Kevin Castel ruled Nov. 3 it was too late to change the rules.

“A last minute, judicially imposed change in the protocol at 5,300 polling places would be a recipe for delays and a disorderly election, as well intentioned voters either took the perfectly posed selfie or struggled with their rarely used smartphone camera,” Castel wrote in his 16-page decision.

“In addition, those taking ballot selfies inside a polling place may inadvertently capture the ballots of other voters who did not wish to have their ballots publicized,” he added.

Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed he will turn his home state of New York red on Election Day, but polls show Democratic rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College Federal workers stuck it out with Trump — now, we're ready to get back to work Biden soars as leader of the free world MORE leading him there by double digits.