VOTING BY MACHINE OR VOTE TALLY SYSTEM
34-2418. Ballots and ballot labels. (1) The ballots and ballot labels required to be furnished for general or special elections shall be printed in black ink on clear white material of such size and arrangements as to suit the construction of the machine. The ballot labels for measures may contain a condensed statement of purpose for each measure to be voted on, accompanied by the words "Yes" and "No." The title of the offices on the ballot labels shall be printed in type as large as the space for the office will reasonably permit. Where more than one (1) candidate can be voted for an office, there shall be printed below the office title words indicating the number the voter is lawfully entitled to vote for out of the whole number of candidates, such as "Vote for Two."
(2) The ballots and ballot labels required to be furnished for primary elections may be of different colors for the political parties who are nominating or electing candidates.
(3) The "judiciary ballot" may be added to the ballot labels for the political parties. Candidates for the above offices will be shown under the general title of nonpartisan judicial candidates.
(4) When a vote tally system is used, the county clerk shall prepare the ballots as nearly as practicable as required by law.
[34-2418, added 1970, ch. 140, sec. 149, p. 351; am. 1994, ch. 54, sec. 4, p. 94.]