October 5, 2016
Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming election
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Boulder County, Colo. – The Boulder County Elections Division will conduct a
logic and accuracy test beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 11 on ballots and equipment
to be used for the 2016 General Election.
The test ensures equipment properly tabulates votes. Each type of ballot
and all ballot styles will be tested to make sure ballots are properly printed
and to verify the scanning equipment properly reads ballots. The test will also
confirm that scanning equipment settings are properly calibrated for the
ballots. Testing is open to the public.
What: Logic and Accuracy Testing – Testing of ballots and equipment for
When: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. After the first day, testing runs from
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day (Wednesday
and Thursday) or until complete;
Anticipated Test Board Review of results,
sign-off, resetting, and resealing of
equipment: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. on
Friday, Oct. 14
Where: Ballot Processing Center, Boulder County Clerk & Recorder’s Office,
1750 33rd Street in Boulder.
Visitors will need to check in
at the front desk of the Elections Office, Suite 200, to be escorted to the
After testing concludes, documentation and results will be available online
Boulder County voters
can also visit www.BoulderCountyVotes.org to register to vote,
check and update their voter registration, and view ballot content. They can
also call 303-413-7740 for more information or visit one of three Boulder
County Clerk & Recorder's office branches: 1750 33rd St. in Boulder; 529
Coffman St. in Longmont; or 1376 Miners Drive in Lafayette. Office hours are 8
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.