Nebraska Revised Statute 32-1006

Chapter 32


Ballot; vote plus write-in vote; rejected; duplicate ballot to correct overvoted ballot; procedures.

If a vote is cast for a candidate whose name is printed on the ballot and a name is filled in on the line provided for that purpose for the same office, the ballot shall be rejected for the office involved. The counting board shall make the following notation on the ballot card and on the ballot envelope if any: Rejected for the office of ............., overvoted, and the counting board shall immediately duplicate the overvoted ballot omitting the overvoted portion of the ballot and number the original ballot, ballot envelope if any, and duplicate ballot with the same identifying number. The identifying number shall be assigned in numerical order, and the original ballot shall remain in the ballot envelope if any.