Fifth & Huron

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City clerk’s office signs advise not to use heavy felt-tip pens to fill in the ovals on absentee ballots. They bleed through and ruin the ballot. Spoke with one woman in line who’d done exactly that and was turning in her spoiled ballot and voting a new one.

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One Comment

  1. By Joan Lowenstein
    November 1, 2012 at 2:15 pm | permalink

    Something I learned at election inspector training: you can use anything except a red pen or pencil to fill in the ovals. Even pencil is OK. We got used to felt pens from the old connect-the-arrow forms.