With election day a little more than three weeks away Mesa County election officials are busy preparing. Friday the elections division performed a run through of the electronic voting equipment. The test is routinely done before each election, but this time the public was invited to witness the process.
The Secretary of State now requires the accuracy test be open to the public.
Participants included representatives from the elections office, the Republican Party and the Democratic Party. The process helps ensure all the votes will be properly and fairly counted come election day and the test revealed the equipment to be fully functional.
Ballots for the November 1st mail–in election will be mailed out to voters beginning Tuesday. Registered voters who do not receive a ballot by October 17th should call the Mesa County Elections Division at 244–1662.
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