"ES&S associates have worked tirelessly with election officials across the United States to prepare for a successful Election Day," said Kathy Rogers, Senior Vice President of Government Relations.
Omaha, NE (PRWEB) November 05, 2013
Election Systems & Software (ES&S), the world’s largest elections-only company, is ready to support more than 1,050 elections in 29 states on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
These jurisdictions will be using more than 84,000 pieces of ES&S voting system-related equipment and 267 total ES&S employees will be in the field with our customers on Election Day in support of America’s democratic right to vote.
“ES&S associates have worked tirelessly with election officials across the United States to prepare for a successful Election Day,” said Kathy Rogers, Senior Vice President of Government Relations. “Just as we have done for more than 40 years, we look forward to doing our part to ensure fair, accurate and transparent elections for each jurisdiction we support.”
On Election Day alone, associates and contractors will log more than 3,500 hours representing 29 states and 141 counties and municipalities. Ten of the elections represent statewide contests.
These are some of the ES&S firsts that will take place on Nov. 5:
Solano County, Calif., will be using the Balotar™ ballot-on-demand printing solution
Yuma County, Ariz., will be checking in voters using the ExpressPoll® electronic poll books
Will County, Ill., will be using the DS200® precinct digital scanner with the Balotar system
The following counties will be using the DS850 high speed central scanner for the first time:
- Woodbury and Pottawattamie in Iowa;
- Hennepin and Anoka in Minnesota;
- Mahoning in Ohio; Brevard in Florida;
- Kootenai in Idaho;
- Flathead, Lewis and Clark, and Yellowstone in Montana;
- Gallatin in Maryland.
“ES&S is proud any time an election jurisdiction makes a decision to entrust its election needs to our cutting-edge voting systems,” Rogers said. “Our entire company is dedicated to continually developing more efficient and easy-to-use voting systems and the November 2013 elections represent just another step on our journey to better elections every day.”
ABOUT ES&S: Election Systems and Software, LLC (ES&S) is the world’s largest elections-only company, providing election equipment and services for more than 43 years. ES&S serves 41 states and more than 2,400 jurisdictions across the United States. Learn more about ES&S at http://www.essvote.com.