2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:14-73 - Form of ballot.

40A:14-73 Form of ballot.

40A:14-73. a. For an election held at a time other than at the time of the general election, the following requirements shall apply:

The ballots shall be written or printed on opaque paper, uniform in size and quality.

Each ballot shall have at the top, a coupon, at least one inch wide extending across the ballot above a perforated line. The coupons shall be numbered consecutively. The coupon shall contain the following statements: "To be torn off by the Judge of Election" and "Fold to this line." Below the perforated line shall be printed or written, "Fire district election ballot," then the official designation of the fire district and polling place and date of the election. It shall bear the signature or facsimile signature of the municipal clerk, or the clerk of the board of fire commissioners, as the case may be. The heading shall be set apart from the body of the ballot by a marked-off space. In said space, the voters shall be instructed how to indicate their choice of candidates and the number to be voted upon as follows: "To vote for any person whose name appears on this ballot mark a cross (X), plus (+) or check (?) in ink or pencil in the place or square at the left of the name of such person." Underneath these instructions shall be directions as to the number of candidates to be voted for and the name of each qualified candidate, without grouping, to be placed according to the alphabetical order of their surnames.

The ballot shall be substantially as follows:

No............

To be torn off by the Judge of Election.

Fold to this line.

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FIRE DISTRICT ELECTION BALLOT

Fire District No. 1

Township of Webster, Warren County

Date.............

Polling District No. 1 John Henry Doe,

Unexcelled Fire House. Clerk.

To vote for any person whose name appears on this ballot mark a cross (X), plus (+) or check (?) mark with ink or pencil in the place or square at the left of the name of such person.

For membership to Board of Fire Commissioners--

Full Term. Vote for Two.

[ ] Rutherford B. Fallon.

[ ] William F. Seibel.

[ ] James A. Stephens.

[ ] Thomas Templeton.

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For membership to Board of Fire Commissioners--

Unexpired One-Year Term. Vote for One.

[ ] Francis R. Loori.

[ ] Arthur H. Patterson.

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using as much of the form as may be applicable to the current fire district election and extending the same to provide for cases not herein specified.

b. For an election held at the time of the general election, the ballot shall be prepared in accordance with the provisions of Title 19 of the Revised Statutes.

amended 1994, c.77, s.20; 2017, c.206, s.12.

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