How to Vote
(1) The qualified voter shall come before the precinct election commission and vote in person. Representation shall not be allowed.
(2) After entering the polling station the qualified voter shall establish his/her identity and after the commission recorded him/her in both copies of the list of qualified voters the precinct election commission shall issue an empty official envelope marked with the National Emblem of the Slovak Republic (hereinafter referred to as "the envelope" only) and a ballot paper to the voter. If the qualified voter failed to present his/her ID card and no member of the precinct election commission knows him/her, the commission shall ask such a voter to establish identity by evidence of two persons who are known by the precinct election commission; if the voter fails to do so before the end of the poll, he/she will not be allowed to vote.
(3) Any qualified voter who came to the poling station with the voter card shall be recorded by the precinct election commission into the list of qualified voters. The record shall be signed by the chairman and two members of the commission; the voter card shall be attached to the list of qualified voters. Then the commission shall issue a ballot and an empty envelope to the voter.
(4) After receiving a ballot and an envelope, the qualified voter shall enter the area designed for marking the ballots, on the ballot the voter shall only mark the Candidate he/she votes for and put the ballot into the envelope. The voter shall mark the Candidate by placing the "x" in the little box before the second name of the chosen Candidate. Other ways of marking the ballot shall not be taken into consideration.
(5) Such a qualified voter who is not able to mark the ballot due to physical handicap or because he/she cannot read or write shall have a right to take another qualified voter to the area designed for marking the ballots, except for a member of the precinct election commission, to mark the ballot for the voter according to the voter’s instructions and place it into the envelope.
(6) After leaving the area designed for marking the ballots the qualified voter shall vote by placing the envelope into the ballot box before the precinct election commissions. The commission shall not allow voting to such a qualified voter who did not go to mark the ballot in the area designed for it.
(7) Such a qualified voter who cannot come to the poling station and is in the municipality of his/her permanent residence on election day, or has a voter card shall have a right to ask the precinct election commission for voting into the mobile ballot box. In such a case the precinct election commission shall send out no less than two of its members with the mobile ballot box, an envelope and ballots to such a qualified voter; these commission members shall provide for maintaining secrecy during the vote.
(8) Such a qualified voter who due to physical handicap is not able to cast the envelope into the ballot box may ask another qualified voter, except for a member of the precinct election commission, to cast the envelope for him/her and in his/her presence.
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