N.Y. Election Law Section 7-106
Ballots

  • form of, for ballot scanners, general, primary, or special elections
  • additional requirements

1.

In addition to ballot requirements provided for in § 7-104 (Ballots)section 7-104 of this article, all ballots to be used with all ballot scanners shall comply with the following provisions.

2.

Paper ballots which are to be counted by a ballot scanner may consist of two or more sheets which are divided into perforated sections which can be separated at the time the ballot is scanned. Such ballots shall be printed on paper of a quality, size, color, and weight specified in the voting system’s technical requirements documentation and shall be clearly distinguishable from sample ballots by size, color or other means.

3.

All paper ballots of the same kind for the same polling place shall be identical.

4.

Each election day ballot shall be printed on the sheet with a stub which shall be separated therefrom by a line of perforations extending across the entire ballot. On the face of the stub shall be printed “No........” the blank to be filled with consecutive number of ballots beginning with “No. 1”, and increasing in regular numerical order.

5.

On such ballot shall be printed the following indorsement, the blanks properly filled in: Official Ballot for (General, Primary or Special, as applicable) Election County of ........................ (Assembly or Legislative, as applicable) District ...................... (Ward and City or town .................., as applicable)............ Election District ........................... (Insert date of election.) (Insert names of election commissioners providing the ballot.)

Source: Section 7-106 — Ballots; form of, for ballot scanners, general, primary, or special elections; additional requirements, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ELN/7-106 (updated Apr. 29, 2022; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 8, 2024

Last modified:
Apr. 29, 2022

§ 7-106’s source at nysenate​.gov

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