(1) Each ward election board shall prepare two identical copies of a report of the polling process and the vote count received in its electoral ward. The report shall be signed by members of the ward election board, and should any of the ward election board members deny such signature, reasons for such denial shall be given.
(2) The report of the polling process and the vote count received in the electoral ward drafted by each ward election board shall include:
the hour of both the beginning and the end of voting, and of any interruption of voting if applicable;
the total electorate in the electoral ward - number of voters registered in the ward extract from the Permanent Electoral Roll and in the ward extract from the Register of Persons Unable to Vote Locally;
the number of voters to whom Formal Envelopes were handed over;
the number of Formal Envelopes that have been turned in;
the number, according to each Political Party and coalition, of valid votes cast in favour of a party/coalition list of candidates, and the aggregate of valid votes cast regardless of the political choice;
the number, according to each Political Party and coalition, of voters choosing the same Political Party or coalition who have used the right to express their candidate preferences;
the total number, according to each Political Party and coalition, of valid preferential votes cast for each party/coalition candidate;
a brief account of the subject matter of notifications and complaints submitted to the ward election board, and decisions rendered by the ward election board accompanied by a brief substantiation thereof.
(3) For the purpose of recording the vote count totals pursuant to the foregoing Paragraph 2, Letter (g) of this Article, the ward election board shall utilize the necessary number of unused ballots explicitly designated for this purpose by the chairman of the ward election board in the presence of the other members of the ward election board after the voting has come to an end.
Thank you for using VOTA. In order to help us improve the database, please send your comments or feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org or to email@example.com
The VOTA database was created within the framework of the joint programme between the Venice Commission and the European Commission "Democracy through free and fair elections". It is managed jointly by the Secretariat of the Venice Commission and by the Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary (TEPJF).