MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County executives are reminding voters that cross-voting on ballots is not allowed.
With the Aug. 9 primary election ahead, officials said those voting can only vote for candidates in one political party.
There are four recognized political parties: Republican, Democratic, Libertarian and Constitution. Vote only for the individual candidates within that party. This choice does not label the voter as a member of that party; it tells the machine which section of the ballot that should be counted.
Milwaukee County officials said if the voter chooses a party in the first section, then any votes within that same party will not be counted. Votes not within that party will be ignored.
The machine will reject a ballot and none of their votes will be counted if the voter does not select a party in the first section and they vote across party lines.
If the elector makes a mistake on their ballot or has a question, they are encouraged to ask an election inspector for help.