Objectives Discuss facts of the electronic poll book Review Benefits of the Express Poll 5000 Discuss process involved with preparing the electronic poll book for use. Demonstration of the electronic poll book Hands on Demonstration
Technology Not all problems have a technological answer, but when they do that is the more lasting solution. Dr. Andrew Stephen Grove Founder of Intel
Extra!!!Extra!!!Read All About It!!! Supervisor of elections said four voters were given the wrong ballot in Tuesday's primary election. Elections officials say poll workers made a mistake and provided the wrong ballot to all 42 people who voted Tuesday in a small town in northeast Ohio. Vice principal of a school went to precinct to vote didn’t find his school levy on the ballot. Poll workers had programmed the wrong split when programming the voter access card
EXPRESS POLL 5000 Facts 15,500 Express Polls in use nationwide Used by Maryland and Georgia statewide In Ohio Highland and Montgomery both used the Express Polls in a vote center environment Counties Currently using poll books in Ohio include: Hancock, Highland, Mercer, Montgomery, Richland, and Stark. Highland is using the Express Polls in office for the Absentee/Early Voting for the first time.
EXPRESS POLL 5000 Benefits The Express Poll correctly Programs the AccuVote-TSX Voter Access Cards Voters can be validated 50-65% faster Fast voter history update Durable A bar code scanner could be used to read the bar code on a driver’s license to retrieve voter information.
What makes it tick FREE NOT FREE EPIC Software or ES&S Conversion Lutz Roeders .NET Resourcer www.lutzroeder.com ExPoll.resources File
EPIC software vs. ES&S Processing Cons Pros Significant Investment Contact ES&S for Pricing Licensing fees Need to have some knowledge of sql (Structured Query Language) programming Keeps Programming in house Increased flexibility in preparing for election Purchasing EPIC software
EPIC software vs. ES&S Processing Cons Pros Per election charge Time limited in prepping for elections. More affordable County does not have added training costs County has technical support for the process ES&S Processing
Before the Election County BOE GEMS Vendor prepares: Voter Files Status Codes Signature Files Send them back to the County ES&S: Converts Voter Files Status Codes Signature Files Send them back to the County L&A Test Data County coordinates With VR vendor Triad: eVIS ES&S County sends voter And ballot data to ES&S
After the Election County BOE GEMS Vendor prepares: Updates Voter History Updates Signature Files Send them back to the County ES&S: Converts Voter History Files Sends them to the County County coordinates With VR vendor Triad: eVIS ES&S County sends poll book data To ES&S
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