Additional election logic and accuracy test scheduled for Friday

Public is invited to attend the test, which is required by Washington law

VANCOUVER — To ensure its ability to report preliminary election results on a timely basis, an update will be made this Friday (Aug. 2) to Clark County’s Hart InterCivic ballot tabulation system. Following implementation of the update, a logic and accuracy test of the 2019 August primary and special election will be conducted.

Additional election logic and accuracy test scheduled for Friday
For the Aug. 6 primary and special election, only voters registered in the cities of Battle Ground and Vancouver, the Town of Yacolt, County Councilor District No. 4, Green Mountain School District, Vancouver Public Schools, Clark County Emergency Medical Service District and East County Fire and Rescue will receive ballots. Photo by Mike Schultz

A logic and accuracy test is required before every election to make sure ballots are programmed properly and results are reporting properly.

The test will be held at 2:30 p.m., Fri., Aug. 2 at the Elections Office, 1408 Franklin St. Members of the news media, jurisdictions with measures on the ballot and the public are invited to attend this test, which is required under Washington law.

For this election, only voters registered in the cities of Battle Ground and Vancouver, the Town of Yacolt, County Councilor District No. 4, Green Mountain School District, Vancouver Public Schools, Clark County Emergency Medical Service District and East County Fire and Rescue will receive ballots.

The process of entering the scanned ballot information into the ballot tabulation system will begin at 6 p.m. election day, Tue., Aug. 6.

Election results will be available at or before 8:30 p.m. on the Auditor’s website at clarkvotes.org.

A sample ballot for this election is currently available at clarkvotes.org.

Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.

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