Seal of the Registrar of Voters Department

Marking Your Ballot

Step 1:
Mark your ballot using a dark ballpoint pen. Draw a single line to connect the head and tail of the arrow that points to your choice.

Do: Use a dark ballpoint pen, draw a single line to connect the arrows of your choice.

How to connect the arrows

Do Not:

Inconnect ways to connect the arrows

Step 2:
To vote for a qualified WRITE-IN Candidate, write the person’s name on the blank line provided using a dark ballpoint pen. Draw a single line to connect the head and tail of the arrow that points to your choice.

Step 3: Place your voted ballot in the Secrecy Sleeve or Provisional Ballot Envelope provided, and return it to a poll worker to be deposited in the Ballot Box.

If you make a mistake, you are entitled to a maximum of three opportunities to cast a ballot, including the original ballot issued (Elections Code §14288). Return the spoiled ballot to a poll worker and a replacement ballot will be issued to you.

Do NOT sign or initial your ballot. A signed or initialed ballot can not be counted.