Public Test and Verification Board Notices – February 8, 2022 Cape Girardeau City Primary

IMPORTANT  ELECTION  NOTICES

PUBLIC TESTING OF AUTOMATIC TABULATION EQUIPMENT

Notice is hereby given that a public test of the automatic tabulating equipment to be used for the February 8, 2022 Cape Girardeau City Primary Election will be given at the County Administration Building, #1 Barton Square, Jackson, Missouri on:

December 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. for Absentee Voting Equipment

January 26, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for Polling Location Equipment

The test will be observed by at least two persons designated by the election authority, one from each major political party, and will be open to representatives of the political parties, candidates, the news media, and the public.

The test will ascertain that the equipment is in compliance with the law and that it will correctly count the votes cast for all offices and on all questions.  The test will be conducted by processing a preaudited group of ballots.  If any error is detected, the cause shall be ascertained and corrected, and an errorless count shall be made before the tabulating equipment is approved.

Pursuant to Section 115.233 RSMo.

VERIFICATION BOARD AND CERTIFICATION OF ELECTION RESULTS

Notice is hereby given that Kara Clark Summers, Election Authority for Cape Girardeau County, will convene the Verification Board for the February 8, 2022 Cape Girardeau City Primary Election at the County Administration Building, # 1 Barton Square, Jackson, MO 63755.

The verification and certification process will be completed by a bi-partisan team of election judges and will take place on:

Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. and

Monday, February 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

The tentative agenda of the meeting includes convening the board, oath of election judge, random selection of precincts for manual recount, verification of the count and certification of election results, post-test of tabulation equipment, and adjournment.

Pursuant to Section 115.501 RSMo.

***Any last minute changes to this schedule will be posted as soon as possible.

For questions, contact:

Allen Seabaugh, Supervisor of Elections, 573.204.2416

Kara Clark Summers, County Clerk, 573.243.3547