CA Elec Code Section 14284


All ballots, except vote by mail voter ballots, shall be marked only with the marking device provided by law.


To prevent voters from marking their ballots with a pen or pencil, at the time of delivering a ballot to a voter, the precinct officer shall distinctly state that the voter shall mark the ballot with the device provided by law or the ballot will not be counted.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 14284’s source at ca​.gov