dutch sint maarten sxm election 2016 how to vote manual Manual for the voter
(Art. 52, third section, Electoral Ordinance)
You cast your vote by coloring red with a pencil the white dot in front of the name of the candidate of your choice.
The ballot paper will be invalid if you have:
* not colored red any white dot;
* colored more than one white dot red;
* casted your vote other than with red pencil; or
* adding of any additions (texts or drawings) or if the ballot paper contains an indication of the voter.
If you make a mistake while completing your ballot paper, please return it to the chairman of the polling station and ask for a new ballot paper. The chairman will for one time only provide you with a new ballot paper.
You may not remain in the polling booth longer than is necessary to complete your ballot paper.
After completing the ballot paper, you must fold the ballot paper in such a way that the list of the candidates is not visible. Before placing the ballot paper into the ballot box you show the third member
of the polling station the outside of the ballot paper on which the signature of the chairman of the central voting bureau is visible.