The choice for voter to elect any candidate is provided in the ballot paper
while the law does not provide for NOTA option.
KARACHI -- A student of the Government Secondary School Gizri found more than a hundred stamped ballot papers
from his desk on the first day of school after the summer vacations.
The watchdog, in its instructions, said that a ballot paper
will be termed invalid if it misses the official code mark or assistant presiding officer's signature, the ECP's watermark and the official nine-matrix seal and it has stamps osn more than one candidate's election symbols and it appears equally in more than one candidates' boxes.
Sensitive logistic exercise involves ballot papers
while non-sensitive includes deployment of official staff, formation of District Monitoring Teams (DMT), bags, pens, indelible ink and stamps in bulk," Altaf informed.
Omar in his report said that when he requested for a change of ballot paper
he claimed to have noticed that the entire ballot paper
book contained similar marks.
The revised ballot paper
is a tan colour and replaces the grey paper.
AN ERROR means postal voters in Ceredigion should wait for new ballot papers
for the Assembly regional election.
When confronted with this problem other European countries have taken individual candidate names off the regional ballot paper
and have instead displayed them prominently in polling stations.
* fraudulently put any ballot paper
or other paper into the ballot box; or
Julie Porksen protested after a ballot paper
with words written on it and bearing a mark for a rival candidate was judged to be legitimate.
This statement is kept separately from your ballot paper
so your vote is always secret.