Document 34: "Sample of Official Ballot," Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service Community Committee Election, Madison County, Mississippi, [early November 1964], Elaine DeLott Baker Papers, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Introduction

   These sample ballots were distributed to Black farmers to help them prepare for the ASCS election.

SAMPLE OF
OFFICIAL BALLOT
ASC COMMUNITY COMMITTEE ELECTION

December 3, 1964
Madison County, Mississippi

Community ( )

Vote for as many as five of the persons listed or you may write in names of persons of your choice. A vote for less than five persons will not invalidate this ballot; however, a vote for more than five will invalidate it.

(Nominees)


(List actual names of nominees)
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(Mark "X" for Not More than 5 persons)

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The persons receiving the highest through the fifth highest number of votes will respectively be declared elected as chairman through second alternate of the community committee. The persons elected as chairman, vice-chairman, and regular member will also serve in that order as delegate, first alternate delegate, and second alternate delegate to the county convention.

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