Question: Should section be amended to remove the requirement that ballots be printed to provide an opportunity to mark the ballot with an “X” and replace with a provision that voters shall record their choices “in the manner prescribed by the general law of the State”?

Proposed Language:

§ 20     Ballots in Recall Elections

Ballots used at a recall election shall conform to the following requirements: With respect to the officer whose removal is sought the question shall be submitted, “Shall (name of person) be removed from the Council (or from the office of Mayor) by recall”. Immediately below the question there shall be printed on the ballots the two following propositions, one above the other, in the order here indicated:

“For the recall of (name of person).”

“Against the recall of (name of person).”

The elector shall record the elector’s choice for either of the propositions in the manner prescribed by the general law of the State.

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