Department of Elections Begins Logic and Accuracy Testing of the Voting Equipment to be Used in the June 5 Election

Department of Elections
City and County of San Francisco
John Arntz, Director

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, April 25, 2018 – Logic and Accuracy testing of all voting equipment to be used in the June 5 election will begin on Friday, April 27. Following is a testing schedule:

Optech 400-C machines, used primarily to tabulate vote-by-mail ballots
When: Friday, April 27, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., with a break from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: At the Department’s computer room, located in City Hall, Room 48

Optech Insight machines, used at the polling places on Election Day
When: Monday, April 30–Tuesday, May 8 (weekdays only), 8 a.m.–5 p.m., with a break from noon to 1 p.m.
Where:  At the Department’s warehouse, located at Pier 48, Shed B

AVC Edge II accessible voting machines, used at the City Hall Voting Center and at polling places on Election Day
When: Thursday, May 10–Friday, May 18 (weekdays only), 8 a.m.–5 p.m., with a break from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: At the Department’s warehouse, located at Pier 48, Shed B

Members of the public are welcome to observe the testing, either in person or via live streaming on sfelections.org.

California law requires that Logic and Accuracy testing be performed prior to each election to verify that every voting machine used to tabulate ballots accurately records each vote. The voting machines that comprise San Francisco’s voting system are the Optech 400-C, Optech Insight, and AVC Edge II.  

For more information, visit sfelections.org or contact the Department of Elections at (415) 554-4375.

 

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Department of Elections
City and County of San Francisco
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
City Hall, Room 48
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 554-4375
sfelections.org