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Session Laws, 1977
Volume 735, Page 2600   View pdf image
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Ch. 638
14-1. (b)    Ballots shall be printed in clack ink in
uniform type upon plain white paper of ordinary book
weight. The names of the candidates and their several
party designations shall be printed in plain, clear, bold
and legible roman capitals, twelve-point pica type, one
eighth of an inch high or in depth. The back and
outside of the ballots shall be marked "Official ballot for............," followed by the designation of the county, congressional, legislative, councilmanic, or
other district, excluding the number or name of the
precinct for which it is prepared, and the ballots shall
contain the date of the election, and a facsimile of the
signature of the president of the board for which the
ballots have been prepared. The ballot shall be printed
on the same leaf, with a detachable stub or coupon one
inch high and three inches wide, above the upper
right—hand corner of the ballot, and binding on the upper
edge thereof, but separated therefrom by a line running
along the entire width of said coupon. Upon the coupon
shall be printed the words "Voter's Name," with a line
drawn thereunder for writing the name, and under the name
and under this line the words "Number of Voter," followed
by a blank space for the insertion of a number. Before
distribution the ballot shall be folded in marked creases
so that no part of the marks or printing thereon shall be
visible, excepting that which appears upon the back and
outside and the detachable stub or coupon; and so that
the folded ballot shall be of uniform width and length
and proper width to be deposited in the ballot boxes.
All ballots when printed shall be folded as above
provided, and fastened together in convenient numbers in
packages, books or blocks, so that each ballot may be
detached and removed separately. Not less than five
days before any election the form and arrangement of the
ballot to be used in the election, shewing the offices,
names of candidates, constitutional amendments and
questions thereon, shall be prepared by the board and
made available for inspection by any candidate whose name
shall appear thereon or the official representative of
any political party having a candidate on such ballot.
For a primary election, as many different sets of
official ballots shall be printed and supplied by the
board at each polling place as there are parties
participating in the primary, the ballot of each party to
be a different color. The names of all candidates,
delegates to any convention, or for [State or local]
central committee of the various parties entitled to hold
a primary election shall be included on the ballots. 26-3. (c)    A person may not act as treasurer,
subtreasurer, or campaign manager unless the form
required in subsection (b) of this section is filed with
the board or with the State Administrative Board of
Election Laws with which the candidate is required to

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Session Laws, 1977
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