7 CFR § 1160.602 - Conduct of referendum.
(a) The referendum shall be conducted by mail in the manner prescribed in this subpart. The referendum agent may utilize such personnel or agencies of the Department as are deemed necessary by the Administrator. There shall be no voting except within the time specified by the referendum agent.
(1) A ballot containing a description of the question(s) upon which the referendum is being held;
(2) Instructions for completing the ballot; and
(3) A statement as to the time within which the ballot must be mailed to the referendum agent.