How to Mark Your Ballot

Carefully read and follow all instructions printed on your ballot.

The instructions will say whether you should use a pen or pencil to mark your ballot.

To ensure your vote counts, completely fill in the Oval to the left of the response of your choice.
 
Fill in the oval
To Write-in a name.

Clearly print his or her name on the solid line provided on the ballot.

Fill in the oval next to the name you wrote-in.
 
You must do both for your vote to be counted!
 
Fill in the oval and write in name
Check your ballot carefully!

Make sure you have completely filled in the ovals next to your choices. The Ballot may have contents printed on front and back.

You do not have to vote on all contests. Those you do vote on will still count.

You cannot change your vote once you have returned your ballot.

If you vote for more candidates than allowed or you vote both Yes and No on a measure, it is called an overvote. Your vote will not count for that candidate or measure.
 
Overvote will not count
 
If you overvote or make a mistake on your ballot, contact the Elections Office to request a replacement ballot.