Make Your Vote Count Brochure 2018

Whether you vote at the polling place or by absentee ballot, you take for granted that your vote will be counted as you intended. Unfortunately, a hastily or carelessly marked ballot can cause your votes to be counted incorrectly or not at all.

The act of voting is a responsibility that should be executed with care and consideration. This brochure will help you avoid common ballot-marking mistakes and provide you with other helpful information, such as:

  • the importance of reading and following ballot instructions
  • types of ballots and voting devices
  • tips for properly marking your ballot
  • the cause and effect of undervotes and overvotes, and
  • what to do if you make a mistake and require another ballot.
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