In accordance with the provisions of 950 CMR §54.02, the Town Clerk will conduct a test of the Town’s Image Cast computer balloting program on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 beginning at 8:30 A.M. in the Selectmen’s Meeting Room at 120 Main Street. The testing is open to the public.
The test shall incorporate a “test deck” of optical scanner ballots for the September 4, 2018 State Primary Election. Precinct 1-4, Precinct 5, and Precinct 6-8 ballots including absentee ballots marked in such a way as to adequately test the computer program; demonstrate rejection of over voted ballots; and test any other contents of the program which may have a bearing upon the accuracy of the count.
The test shall include an audit of the accuracy of the test count.