Vote-counting equipment will be tested on Aug. 13 at 11 a.m.; open to the public

The San Juan County Elections Office will begin processing returned ballots for the Aug. 17 primary on Aug. 6. A Logic and Accuracy Test for vote-counting equipment which will be used to tally mail-in ballots for the primary is scheduled for Aug. 13.

The test will take place at 11 a.m. in the Elections Office, 55 Second St., Suite A, Friday Harbor.

A representative of the Secretary of State’s Election Division will be present for the test. The test will be performed to ensure that tabulation hardware and software equipment are compliant with Washington state rules and will accurately count the votes.

All interested members of the public can observe.

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