The Madera County Elections Department is gearing up for the June 5 consolidated presidential primary and spent a recent county furlough day testing its voting system.
County Clerk and Registrar of Voters Rebecca Martinez invited members of the community to serve on a panel to test the county’s balloting system Friday.
“We like to have different groups come in and verify we have programmed the equipment correctly,” Martinez said.
The committee was comprised of County Counsel Doug Nelson, grand jury member Dan Hatcher, Rotarian Diana Barden, Democratic Central Committee chair Susan Rowe and Madera Tribune reporter Tami Jo Nix. The Republican Central Committee was invited to participate but did not send a representative. Additionally, Baldwin Moy of the California Rural Legal Assistance had a scheduling conflict, Martinez said...