Town of Dumfries Voters Use Verity Voting System in Special Election

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Prince William Virginia Electoral Board gave its citizens the opportunity to be the first to use Hart InterCivic’s Verity Voting System.

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“I could not be more proud of our new Verity Voting system and its performance in the Town of Dumfries", said President and CEO Phillip Braithwaite.

The Prince William Virginia Electoral Board gave its citizens the opportunity to be the first to use Hart InterCivic’s Verity Voting System during the Town of Dumfries Special Election. The election was held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 6:00 A.M to 7:00 P.M. in the Office of Elections conference room located at 9250 Lee Avenue, Suite 1, Manassas, VA 20110.

The live special election is one of the last steps that the Verity Voting system must complete before certification in the Commonwealth. The Virginia Electoral Board will meet on Friday, April 17, 2015 to expedite the certification of the Verity Voting system.

“We’ve had great feedback overall with voters using the Verity Voting system,” said Jessica McKay, Hart InterCivic Professional Services Project Manager, who was on site as part of the team helping to support the special election. “We are excited about the opportunity to bring an easy to use, modern voting system to Prince William County. The election will help the Prince William team get used to their new Verity equipment and ensure public confidence for the future.”

“Delivering Verity in Prince William County is a true milestone for our company,” President and CEO Phillip Braithwaite said. “I could not be more proud of our new Verity Voting system and its performance in the Town of Dumfries. I look forward to our continued commitment to the Virginia elections community for many years to come.”

About Verity

Verity is a human-centered system designed around the values of usability, adaptability, and transparency. The system instills the utmost confidence that each vote is captured securely and counted accurately, while also ensuring equality of access and privacy for all.

Verity includes the Verity Scan digital scanning device, the Verity Touch Writer accessible ballot marking device, and Verity Central, a scalable high-speed scanning system for by-mail ballots. Verity’s modular, convertible design protects customers’ investments by delivering a longer product lifecycle and flexibility to adapt to future needs. Hart plans a future release of Verity that will include an electronic voting device (DRE).

Verity also offers modern software that sets new standards for clarity and usability: Verity Build for ballot definition and Verity Count for tabulation, reporting and auditing. Designed with an approachable, plain language style, Verity software enhances productivity and improves the voting experience.

About Hart InterCivic, Inc.

Hart InterCivic is a full service election solutions innovator, partnering with state and local governments to deliver secure, accurate and reliable elections. Working side by side with election professionals for more than 100 years, we share our customers’ dedication to ensuring the sanctity of the vote. Our mission is to help advance democracy one election at a time. This mission fuels our passionate customer focus and our continuous drive for technological innovation that makes voting more straightforward, more equitable and more accessible—and makes managing elections more transparent, more efficient and easier.

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