The public is invited to test-drive Tarrant County’s voting machines ahead of the midterm election this Friday, November 8.
Fort Worth, Texas –
This is an open invitation to test Tarrant County’s voting machines.
This week, officials are acting like voters Tarrant County Election Administration Office, Voting machines are out and officials are conducting accuracy tests on thousands of them.
On Friday, the public has a chance to be a part of the process.
“It’s a test of accuracy for the system,” said Tarrant election administrator Heather Garcia. “I hope this shows what we’re saying, you can’t change the outcome of the election,” Garcia said.
He would like any question or doubt regarding the election verification process to be personally examined by him.
For the first time ever, the Tarrant Election Office is conducting a so called unwritten test. On Friday the public will have the opportunity to vote in a test election and watch the count. They will be able to run individual and absentee ballots through the voting machines to ensure that each machine is correctly counted.
To be clear, the unwritten test is not an official vote.
Public can take part in the exam on Friday morning between 8:30 am to 10 pm. By visiting the Tarrant County Election Administration Office in Fort Worth at 2700 Premier St.
Garcia said the county’s push to increase confidence in the system comes as a result of growing doubts about electoral integrity, which have grown since the 2020 election.
Garcia told the WFAA that he wants the 1.2 million eligible people to vote in Tarrant County to do so with full confidence in the system.
“I think it’s a small group of people who don’t have confidence,” Garcia said. “I think the majority of people in Tarrant County have confidence in the election system. It bothers me that this question keeps floating around, and I like to provide people with evidence and trust.”
Only 47 days left till 8th November midterm elections.