Zelenskiy Fined For Showing Marked Ballot In Ukrainian Presidential Vote
Ukrainian presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy was fined for showing the public his marked ballot. Police fined Zelenskiy on April 21 after he cast his ballot in the second round of the Ukrainian presidential vote. In an effort to maintain anonymity in the electoral process, Ukraine has a rule that considers it a minor offense to publicly display a marked ballot. The cost of the fine was estimated to be about $30.