HOW TO VOTE ON OUR NEW EXPRESSVOTE XL VOTING MACHINE

Click on the video on how to use the new state-of-the-art Election Systems & Software (ES&S),

Full-Face Universal Voting Machine  ExpressVote XL

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Frequently Asked Questions regarding the use of the new voting machine ExpressVote XL 

SAMPLE BALLOT

SAMPLE BALLOT

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VILLAGE ELECTION – VILLAGE OF PORT CHESTER - County of Westchester, State of New York

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019 - POLLS OPEN 7:00 A.M. TO 9:00 P.M. 

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"Cumulative Voting"

OUR NEW VOTING METHOD FOR TRUSTEES ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES


Cumulative voting is a proven voting system used in our Village since 2010 to elect Trustees on the Board of Trustees. 


In the Village Election, candidates for trustees run and are elected village-wide. 

As a voter, you have six votes to cast for the trustees on the Board of Trustees with the freedom to distribute your votes as you please. For example, you may cast one vote or more than one vote or all of your votes for your favorite candidate.


Cumulative Voting does not apply toward the Mayoral Candidates.  

How to Vote with Cumulative Voting

A voting method where:

  • You vote to elect more than one trustee
  • All trustee candidates run against one another
  • You have as many votes as trustees being elected (6)
  • You can award your six (6) votes for Trustee in any combination you want. That means you can give more than one vote to a candidate 
  • The top six Trustee candidates with the most votes will win

EXAMPLES OF HOW TO VOTE WITH CUMULATIVE VOTING

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You might cast one vote for

six different candidates

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Or you may decide to give

three votes each to two candidates

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You can give four votes to one candidate and one vote each to two other candidates

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Any combination of votes totaling up to six votes is acceptable

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Cumulative Voting will not apply towards the Mayoral Candidates