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Hidalgo County Elections Department Introduces New Voting Machines

IMG_3504Edinburg, Texas (June 28, 2017) – The Hidalgo County Elections Department unveiled a new voting system and voting machines at an open house today.

The new voting system and machines will be used by residents during the General Election to take place on Nov. 7, 2017.

The new state-of-the-art machines will help streamline the voting process making voting simple for the voter. The machines will help the voter mark accurate choices quickly and easily with intuitive navigation and plain-language instructions.

The machines are also compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act featuring an audio tactile interface, audio and contrast settings, and Braille.

For a demonstration on how to use the new machines tune to the Edinburg Cable Network or visit http://www.cityofedinburg.com/ecnlivestreaming.php.