VALID or INVALID

This ballot is valid.

On this ballot, only one candidate is ranked per option and five candidates were ranked.

This ballot is invalid.

On this ballot, there are two candidates ranked as the second option. There should only be one candidate per option.

This ballot is invalid.

On this ballot, a candidate cannot be ranked 1-5. If you only wish to rank one candidate, only fill in the first option. 

This ballot is valid.

Although we recommend ranking 5 candidates on the ballot, it is not mandatory. The ballot must be filled with at least one option and at most 5 options.

This ballot is valid.

Although the first option is not filled in, the second option would be considered their first, their third would be considered their second, etc. We recommend filling out the ballot starting with “Option 1.”