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Article 328

Voting by Paper Ballots

(1) After being admitted to vote, the voter shall receive a paper ballot from a member of the section election commission who takes it away from the ballot book just before its handing over and stamps it with the seal of the commission. The voter shall proceed with the received paper ballot to the booth to vote.
(2) Only one voter may be present in the booth.
(3) The voter shall vote by performing the following steps:

1. the voter shall mark the square bearing the number of the chosen candidate list with an "X" or "V", which expresses unequivocally the vote thereof
2.the voter shall fold the ballot paper in a manner making invisible the marked choice of a party, a coalition of parties or a nomination committee;
3. the voter shall exit the booth and shall hand the folded ballot to a member of the commission.

(4) The member of the commission checks whether the number of the ballot corresponds to the number on the book of ballot papers and if so, re-stamps the ballot papers with the seal of the commission and tears out the piece with the ballot number depositing it in a separate box.
(5) In case of discrepancy, the ballot papers shall be declared invalid and this circumstance shall be noted on the ballot paper and in the column designated "Notes" of the electoral list. The voter shall not be allowed a second voting.
(6) Following the re-stamping of the ballot papers, the voter shall deposit it in the ballot box, shall sign the electoral roll, shall be given the documents back, including the certificate under Art. 263, Para.1, second sentence or Para. 2, and shall leave the site.
(7) Writing any special symbols such as letters, numbers or other signs in the ballot paper shall render the vote invalid.
(8)Writing any special symbols such as letters, numbers or other signs on the ballot book is prohibited.