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
TechnologyNot all problems have a technologicalanswer, but when they do that is the morelasting 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 Tuesdays 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 FREELutz Roeders .NET EPIC Software orResourcer ES&S Conversionwww.lutzroeder.comExPoll.resources PollData.db3 FileFile •Voter Info 03_Log.db3 File•Accessories •Signatures Created as Express•Instructions •Ballot Styles Poll is used, stores•Layout election info.•Customizable
EPIC software vs. ES&S ProcessingPros Cons Keeps Programming in Significant Investment house Contact ES&S for Pricing Increased flexibility in Licensing fees preparing for election Need to have some knowledge of sql (Structured Query Language) programming Purchasing EPIC software
EPIC software vs. ES&S ProcessingPros Cons More affordable Per election charge County does not have Time limited in prepping added training costs for elections. County has technical support for the process ES&S Processing
Before the Election County BOE GEMS Vendor prepares: ES&S: Voter Files Converts Voter Files Status Codes Status Codes Signature Files Signature Files L&A Test Send them back to the CountySend them back to the County Data County coordinates With VR vendor Triad: ES&S eVIS County sends voter And ballot data to ES&S
After the Election County BOE GEMS Vendor prepares: ES&S: Updates Voter HistoryConverts Voter History Files Updates Signature Files Sends them to the County Send them back to the County County coordinates With VR vendor Triad: ES&S eVIS County sends poll book data To ES&S
Using for in office Absentee Voting Consolidation 36001 1701 1901 2301 4603 2701 2801 4604
Bottom Line With Current Special Pricing: Express Poll 5000 Less than $1000 Complete setup Less then $2000 ○ Express Poll 5000 ○ Signature Pad ○ Printer
Parting ThoughtA fundamental rule in technology says thatwhatever can be done will be done. Dr. Andrew Stephen Grove Founder of Intel