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October 2, 2017

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Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303.413.7766

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming election

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Boulder County The Boulder County Elections Division will
conduct a logic and accuracy test beginning on Tuesday, October 10 on ballots
and equipment to be used for the 2017 Coordinated 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 upcoming election

When: Tuesday, Oct. 10, 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. 13

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 test area.

After testing concludes, documentation and results will be available online.

Boulder County voters can also visit 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.