Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming election

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Elections Division Press Release


Oct. 3, 2018

Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming election

Logic and Accuracy Test to take place beginning Oct. 9

Boulder County, Colo. The Boulder County Elections Division will conduct a logic and accuracy test beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 9 on ballots and equipment to be used for the 2018 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 upcoming election.

     When:  Tuesday, Oct. 9, 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 – 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12

     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 at


Boulder County voters can 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.



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