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Venezuela’s 2006 presidential election: How they voted

1) The voter pressed the oval(s) corresponding to the candidate(s) of his/her choice, on the electronic ballot, verifying on the screen that his/her choice matches.

2) If the voter wasn’t happy with his/her choice, he/she could correct it by pressing the wrong choice on the screen and the right choice on the ballot.

3) The voter could then press the onscreen ‘Vote’ button. If the selection was incomplete the voting machine emitted an alert so that the voter could be reminded. And if he/she did not press the button, the non-selected votes was counted as ‘Null’ (conscious null votes).

4) The voting machine printed a voting voucher, which the voter could check, fold and place in ballot box.

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