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How to Mark Your Ballot

 

How to Mark Your Ballot

  • To vote, completely fill in the oval to the right of your choice
  • Please use only BLUE or BLACK color ink to mark your ballot.
  • Do not use permanent markers or red ink.
  • "Vote for..."How Many? DO NOT vote for more candidates than the number indicated for each contest.  If you make a mistake on one contest, it does not invalidate the entire ballot.
  • Write-In Voting: To vote for a qualified write-in candidate, write the person's name in the wite-in space and fill in the oval. Do not write in a name that’s already printed on the ballot.
  • Need a New Ballot? If you make a mistake and need a new ballot, call (408) 299-VOTE [8683] or toll free (866) 430-VOTE [8683].​

After Completing your Ballot:

  • Detach the top numbered stub
  • Place your voted ballot in the secrecy sleeve. (Do Not Fold) and return to the Election Officer for deposit into the ballot box.

Voting Provisionally (Pink Envelope):

  • Detach the top numbered stub
  • Place your voted ballot in the PINK Provisional Envelope (Fold on pre-scored folds ONLY) and return to the Election Officer for deposit into the ballot box.​
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Last updated: 10/14/2020 1:28 PM