New voting machines tested ahead of absentee voting
July 9, 2020
County Clerk Linda Fritz led a demonstration of the county’s new voting equipment last week for party leaders on both sides. Randy Leinen, Democratic Party, and Chip Neiman and Roger Connett, Republican Party, observed as the new style of counting machine was tested.
Fritz, with the help of Deputy Clerk Melissa Jones, pointed out the many safety measures in place to ensure that Crook County’s election results are secure and valid. This was done using DS200 and ExpressVote machines that will be used for the 2020 Primary Election.
For example, Fritz noted that daily reports are run of vot...