During an election your town or county will have predetermined voting places set up in your area used to cast your ballot. Usually, voting polls are set up at the local high school or any other building in your town that can accomodate such an event. When you first arrive, you will give them your name and address and show and ID. You will then be given a ballot which will list all of the candidates names and a place for you to mark your vote. Once you have made your choices you will give your ballot to an attendant and they will put it through the counting machine where it will be tallied. After the polls close the ballots are added up and a winner is determined.