Notice of Spring Primary Special ….
Notice of Spring Primary Special Partisan Primary for Representative in Congress, District 7 and Sample Ballots February 18, 2020
Office of the Taylor County Clerk to the Voters of Taylor County: Notice is hereby given of a spring primary to be held in Taylor County and a special partisan primary to be held in the 7th Congressional District which is comprised of the following municipalities in Taylor County: Aurora Browning Chelsea Cleveland Deer Creek Ford Goodrich Greenwood Grover Hammel Holway Jump River Little Black Maplehurst McKinley Medford Molitor Pershing Rib Lake Roosevelt Taft Westboro Village of Gilman Village of Lublin Village of Rib Lake Village of Stetsonville City of Medford on February 18, 2020, at which the officers named below shall be nominated. The names of the candidates for each offi ce, whose nominations have been certified to or filed in this office, are given under the title of the office, each in its proper column, together with the questions submitted to a vote, for a referendum, if any, in the sample ballot below.
Information to Voters
Upon entering the polling place, a voter shall state his or her name and address, show an acceptable form of photo identifi cation and sign the poll book before being permitted to vote. If a voter does not have acceptable photo identification the voter may obtain a free photo ID for voting from the Division of Motor Vehicles. If a voter is not registered to vote, a voter may register to vote at the polling place serving his or her residence, if the voter presents proof of residence in a form specified by law. Where ballots are distributed to voters, the initials of two inspectors must appear on the ballot. Upon being permitted to vote, the voter shall retire alone to a voting booth and cast his or her ballot except that a voter who is a parent or guardian may be accompanied by the voter’s minor child or minor ward. An election official may inform the voter of the proper manner for casting a vote, but the official may not in any manner advise or indicate a particular voting choice.
Where Paper Ballots are Used To vote in the special partisan primary, the voter shall choose the ballot of the party of his or her choice on which to vote. The voter shall make an X or other mark in the square next to the name of the candidate of his or her choice. If you vote on more than one party ballot, your vote will not be counted. To vote in the spring primary, the voter shall make an X or other mark in the square next to the name of the candidates of his or her choice in each office for which the voter intends to vote. To vote for a person whose name does not appear on the ballot, the voter shall write in the name of the person of his or her choice in the space provided for a write-in vote.
On referendum questions, the voter shall make an X or other mark in the square next to “yes” if in favor of the question, or the voter shall make an X or other mark in the square next to “no” if opposed to the question.
Where Touch Screen Voting is Used The voter shall touch the screen at the name of the party of his or her choice. The voter shall then touch the screen next to the candidate of his or her choice for each office for which he or she intends to vote. To vote for a person whose name does not appear on the ballot, the voter shall type in the name of the person of his or her choice in the space provided for a writein vote.
On referendum questions, the voter shall touch the screen at “yes” if in favor of the question, or the voter shall touch the screen at “no” if opposed to the question.
The vote should not be cast in any other manner. Not more than five minutes’ time shall be allowed inside a voting booth. Sample ballots or other materials to assist the voter in casting his or her vote may be taken into the booth and copied. The sample ballot shall not be shown to anyone in a manner that would reveal how the ballot is marked.
If the voter spoils a paper ballot, he or she shall return it to an election official who shall issue another ballot in its place, but not more than three ballots shall be issued to any one voter. If the ballot has not been initialed by two inspectors or is defective in any other way, the voter shall return it to the election official, who shall issue a proper ballot in its place.
The voter may spoil a touch screen ballot at the voting station before the ballot is cast.
After Voting the Ballot
After an official paper ballot(s) is marked, the voter shall deposit the voted ballot(s) in the appropriate ballot box or deliver the ballot(s) to an inspector for deposit and deposit unused ballots in the discard box. The voter shall leave the polling place promptly.
After an official touch screen ballot is cast, the voter shall leave the polling place promptly. A voter may select an individual to assist in casting his or her vote if the voter declares to the presiding official that he or she is unable to read, has difficulty reading, writing or understanding English or that due to disability is unable to cast his or her ballot. The selected individual rendering assistance may not be the voter’s employer or an agent of that employer or an officer or agent of a labor organization which represents the voter.
The following is a sample of the official ballot: Andria M. Farrand Taylor County Clerk