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Ballot-counting equipment certified by Secretary of State's Office
Last updated 7/30/2020 at 9:06am
RITZVILLE — Adams County's ballot-counting equipment for the Aug. 4 primary election was certified by Heather Sorgen of the state Secretary of State's Office today, July 29.
County Elections Administrator Jacque Laird did a test run of over 700 test ballots to make sure the machine was calculating correctly, while Sorgen observed.
Sorgen said she certified the ballot-counting equipment in Lincoln County earlier in the day, and is headed to Whitman County on July 30.
On election day, ballots will be counted in precinct batches.
When ballots are received in the Auditor's Office, Laird sc...