Facsimile ballots, publication requirements established.
be amended to read as follows:
The county auditor shall publish
in each official newspaper of the county, facsimiles
of the official ballots of each election in which the voters of the entire county participate. The
facsimile shall be published once in each legal newspaper in the calendar week prior to each
The newspaper shall receive for the publications, compensation at the same rate as the
general display rate for the newspaper. The published facsimile may be reduced in size
proportionately up to fifty percent but in no case may the ballot wording be in a type less than eight
point. If a portion of a candidate ballot is not voted on in the entire county, a facsimile of that
portion of the ballot may be published simultaneously but separate from the candidate ballot and
shall contain a description of who will vote on that portion of the ballot. If at least fifty percent of
a ballot is blank, the blank portion does not need to be printed.
be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as