Bruce Bolinger: Ballots: only blue or black ink |

Bruce Bolinger: Ballots: only blue or black ink

On October 7 a column in the “Ideas and Opinions” section of The Union referred to voting “pencil in hand, scratching in the boxes yourself.” But the section of the Nevada County Voter Information Guide on “How to Vote Your Paper Ballot” says “Use only a blue or black ballpoint ink pen. Do not use red ink pen or pencils.” It is important to follow these instructions to ensure that the ballot-counting system is able to read your votes.

Bruce Bolinger

Grass Valley

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