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Article 22
 

(1) Voting is by secret ballot.

(2) Inside the polling station a member of the electoral commission of the polling station (further polling commission) writes the full name and identification number of any elector in the list of voters and makes a note in the voters' passport indicating that he/she has participated in the current Saeima elections. The voter signs the list of voters.

(3) Each voter is issued the ballot papers containing all the lists of candidates nominated for the constituency, and a special envelope bearing the stamp of the polling commission. The elector is to insert into the envelope the ballot paper containing the list of candidates he/she has chosen to vote for. It is prohibited to issue any ballot papers separately.

(4) Agitation for or against any candidates or lists of candidates by members of election commission is prohibited.