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Sample Ballots for the June 23rd Primaries

DEMOCRATIC
Sample Ballot for Presidential Primary
(Full County)
Sample Ballot for 121st Assembly District
(Burlington, Edmeston, Exeter, Hartwick, Laurens, Milford, New Lisbon, Oneonta, Otego, Otsego, Pittsfield, Plainfield, Richfield, City of Oneonta)

REPUBLICAN

Sample Ballot for 101st, 102nd, 121st Assembly Districts
(Burlington, Cherry Valley, Decatur, Edmeston, Exeter, Hartwick, Laurens, Maryland, Middlefield, Milford, New Lisbon, Oneonta, Otego, Otsego, Pittsfield, Plainfield, Richfield, Roseboom, Springfield, Westford, Worcester, City of Oneonta)
Sample Ballot for 122nd Assembly District
(Butternuts, Morris, Unadilla)


BALLOT MARKING INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. To vote for a candidate whose name is printed on the ballot, fill in the oval completely above the name of the candidate.
  2. To vote for a person whose name is not printed on the ballot, write or stamp their name in the space labeled "WRITE-IN" that appears at the bottom of the column for such office.*
  3. To vote YES or NO on a proposal, if any, that appears on the ballot, fill in the oval that corresponds to your vote.
  4. Any other mark or writing, or an erasures made on the ballot outside the voting ovals or blank spaces provided for voting may void the entire ballot.
  5. DO NOT OVERVOTE. You may vote for only the maximum number of candidates you may vote for in each office is listed at the top of the column for that office. Casting more votes than the maximum number allowed in a contest will void your votes for that contest only.
  6. If you tear, deface or wrongly mark a ballot, return it to an election inspector and obtain another. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CORRECT MISTAKES ON THE BALLOT by making erasures or cross-outs. Erasures or cross-outs may invalidate all or part of your ballot. Prior to submitting your ballot, if you make a mistake completing the ballot or wish to change your ballot choices, you may obtain and complete at new ballot. You have a right to a replacement ballot, upon the return of the original ballot.**
  7. After completeing your ballot, insert it into the ballot scanner and wait for the message :"BALLOT SUCCESSFULLY CAST." If a message other than "BALLOT SUCCESSFULLY CAST" appears, read through the screen for further instructions.
  8. BALLOTS ARE CONFIDENTIAL. You do not need to show your ballot to an inspector in order for them to assist you.
*Write-ins are not available on presidential primary ballots
**Voters are limited to three ballots

MAKE SURE YOUR VOTE COUNTS
Look for the number of ovals to fill in for each contest.
CHECK THE NUMBER OF OVALS YOU HAVE FILLED IN
If you fill in ovals for too many candidates in one contest, the scanner will display a message that you have an "Overvoted Ballot." You can press "Return Ballot" to get your ballot back, or you can ignore the message and cast your ballot with votes that will not count in that contest.
Check your ballot carefully - in some contests, the candidates are listed in multiple columns.
Overvote

CANDIDATES RUNNING ON MORE THAN ONE PARTY LINE
In some contests, a candidate may be listed under more than one party. If you fill in more than one oveal for a candidate in a contest, your vote will count for that candidate, but only under the party you seleted first on the ballot.
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