EVERETT – The Snohomish County Auditor’s Office will test voting equipment and ballot counting equipment in preparation for the February 9, 2010 Special Election. The testing process is a regular activity in preparing for each election, and all testing is open to public observation.
The accessible voting equipment that will be used in the February 9, 2010 Special Election will be tested on Tuesday, January 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office, 1st floor Administration Building West, 3000 Rockefeller Ave, Everett. An official logic and accuracy test of the ballot counting equipment will take place on Friday, February 5 at 10:30 a.m. at the Bethany Ballot Tabulation Center located at 1818 Pacific Ave, Everett.
“Thorough testing is an important part to the accountability and security of our elections process. Election equipment testing procedures required by Washington State and used in Snohomish County ensure that our results are accurate and trustworthy,” said County Auditor Carolyn Weikel.
For additional information contact Snohomish County Elections at (425) 388-3444.