Test new election equipment by voting for your favorite cookie

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Test new election equipment by voting for your favorite cookie | voting, election

Photo submitted Elections supervisor Rene Loy Maas (right) and her staff try out the uniformed voting system.

Delta County Elections Department has replaced its aging voting equipment with the new Colorado uniformed voting system Dominion.

Delta County's voting system, like most of Colorado's, was over 10 years old and was near the end of its useful life. Selecting a single voting system for the entire state allows for uniformity throughout all counties, results in consistent standards and lowers costs. With the new voting equipment, voters will use a touch screen connected to a printer to vote, print, view and cast their ballot into a secure ballot box. The system allows for accessible handicap voting which includes audio, larger font, contrast controls and toggle switches.

Come join the Delta County Elections Department Monday, Aug. 14, through Wednesday, Aug. 16, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a demonstration of the new equipment. Vote on your favorite type of cookie, ask questions and learn how the new equipment simplifies the election process. Demonstrations will take place in the clerk and recorder's office at 501 Palmer Street, Suite 211, Delta, and at the North Fork Annex at 196 W. Hotchkiss Avenue in Hotchkiss.