New voting machines to be tested

Published 12:50 pm Thursday, January 16, 2020

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In accordance with SC Code of Law 7-13-1390 (c), this office will conduct testing of the DS200 scanner and DS450 optical reader to ensure this equipment is counting accurately before use in the election.


This testing is scheduled for Wednesday January 22 at 10:00 a.m. at this office at 366 N Church St, Room 1630, Spartanburg SC.

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At the same time, we will demonstrate that the ballot marking devices are in proper condition for use in the election. Observers may also remain (or return on subsequent days) to observe the ballot-marking devices and scanners being sealed for the election.


The same tests will be performed on the day of election before and after scanning ballots.


Henry M Laye, III