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Voting machines pass public test

April 17, 2014

Board of Elections members Fran Engle and Diana Dulebohn run ballots through their polling machine to simulate how actual voters will complete the process on May 6. The machines are also tested to confirm they are counting correctly. (Staff photo/Michelle Meunier)

The Auglaize County Board of Elections met Wednesday morning to complete the public testing of the equipment that will be used for the upcoming May 6 election.

Board members Fran Engle, Diana Dulebohn, Brent Henschen and Bill Roth went through a simulation of voters inserting their ballots into the polling machines along with Deputy Director Peg Matheny.

The three precincts that were included in the test were Waynesfield, Wapakoneta 2B and Logan Township.
Director Michelle Wilcox explained why these three were chosen.

“The three precincts we picked for the public testing are Waynesfield because we wanted a village, Wapakoneta 2B, we wanted a city plus something with splits and then Logan is a township with splits and also has one of the splits with the St. Marys school levy,” Wilcox said.

For the full story, see the Thursday, April 17 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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