All ballots are burned at the end of each day's voting. The color of the smoke , visible from St. Peter's Square, announces to the world the results of that day's voting.
Step seven
All ballots are burned at the end of each day's voting. The color of the smoke, visible from St. Peter's Square, announces to the world the results of that day's voting.
(Adapted from Globe Staff Graphic / James Bennett, Alejandro Gonzalez, and Kathleen Hennrikus )