How to Mark your Ballot

At the Polls:

  • Use the pen provided in the voting booth
  • Mark only one choice per race. (Unless indicated otherwise)
  • If you make a mistake, notify the precinct clerk for instructions

Vote-by-Mail Ballot:

  • Use blue or black pen. Do not use gel or felt tips pens.
  • If you make a mistake do not use white out. Call the elections office for instructions.                     (352) 498-1216
  • Mark only one choice per race. (Unless indicated otherwise)
How to Mark Your Ballot

The write-in candidate must be a QUALIFIED candidate. Write In



Spoiled Ballot:
When you make a mistake on your ballot, this is considered a Spoiled Ballot and you may ask for a replacement. You may receive up to two replacements for a total of three ballots.

 An Overvote is when you vote for more than the number of candidates allowed in a race. If a race is overvoted, the Optical Scan Tabulator will rerutn the ballot to the voter. The Voter must then return the spoiled ballot to the clerk and receive a new ballot.

An Undervote is when you do not vote in a particular race. that race will not be counted. The Optical Scan Tabulater will not return the ballot to the voter unless the entire ballot is blank.

Starlet Cannon, Supervisor of Elections
229 NE 351 Hwy, Suite A * PO Box 2057 Cross City, FL 32628
Phone: 352-498-1216 * Email: elections@dixievotes.com
* Office Hours: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm *