Shawnee County Ready to Test Voting Machines

By: From 13 News
By: From 13 News

TOPEKA -- Shawnee County Election Commissioner Elizabeth Ensley is preparing her staffers for tomorrow's public test of the Accu-Vote Optical Scanning Equipment and the Touch Screen Voting Equipment that will be used for the November 2nd General Election. The test will be held at the Shawnee County Election Office, observed Tuesday morning by eight election inspectors of different political parties and shall be open to the news media and the public.

Shawnee County voters are reminded that advance voting continues and those wishing to vote in advance may have a ballot mailed to them or vote in person in the Election Office.

This Friday, October 29th, will be the last day to apply for ballots to be mailed from the Election Office. Voters wishing to have a ballot mailed to them may either download an application from the county web site at or call the Election Office for an application. All voted ballots must reach the Election Office by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 2nd.

Shawnee County voters wishing to vote in advance in person may do so in the Election Office. Office hours have been extended from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. through Friday, October 29th.

For more information please contact the Election Office at 266-0285.

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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