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Ballot

The document distributed at the annual meeting to shareholders of record who wish to vote their shares in person.

Ballot

A document on which a shareholder records his/her preference for a decision, especially in elections for the board of directors. The ballot may represent one vote per shareholder, but more commonly, it represents one vote per share, giving persons and companies with more shares greater say. Ballots may be filled electronically, over the phone, or in person on paper. They are used at the annual meeting of shareholders and other meetings the company may call. See also: Proxy Ballot.
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Absentee ballot fraud, which is often done by people who have contact with the elderly, can be done through "assisting" the elderly or the visually impaired to mark a ballot--and then marking the ballot differently than directed.
Absentee ballots, another "non-traditional" ballot, also saw problems.
Around 600 ballot papers returned because witness declarations not signed.
And even if they survive the drafting committee, they must then go back to the full Constitution Revision Commission and pass with 22 out of 36 possible votes before being placed on Florida's ballot in November.
The Institute will select representative letters for publication in an issue of the CPA Letter to be received shortly before ballot material is mailed to the members.
The ReliaVote system streamlines the process for voting administrators who today manually process each request for a ballot; prepare ballots and envelopes for mass mailing; and, verify and sort ballots returned by the voters in their jurisdictions.
Clear Ballot has been active in Oregon, winning the bid with Multnomah (Portland) County as part of a competitive procurement process and piloting its technology in Josephine (Grants Pass) County, displaying accurate and transparent results.
The total number of ballot boxes affected by the order is 3,063.
Elections cannot count multiple ballots returned in one return ballot envelope.
We would transform the DREs into EBPs--electronic ballot printers.
We know that during the last absentee ballot counts, we've always gone ahead,'' he said.