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January 27, 2020

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Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming Presidential Primary Election

Logic and Accuracy Test to take place beginning February 4

Boulder County, Colo. – Beginning on February 4, the Boulder County Elections Division will conduct a logic and accuracy test on ballots and equipment to be used for the 2020 Presidential Primary Election. While additional days are scheduled, the Elections Division anticipates the testing and sign-off to be completed on the same day.

The test ensures that equipment properly tabulates votes. Each type of ballot and all ballot styles will be tested to verify they are properly printed and read by the scanning equipment. 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, February 4, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. If needed, testing will continue on Wednesday. Depending on how late into the day testing takes, the test board may review results, sign-off on test, reset and reseal equipment either on Tuesday after testing, or Friday at 1 p.m.

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, view ballot content, and learn more about local elections. 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.