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Voting Machine Acquisition Advisory Committee to Hold Second Meeting

COLUMBUS – The Voting Machine Acquisition Advisory Committee will hold its second meeting on Wednesday, September 5, at 10:00 a.m.

WHO:
Members of the Voting Machine Acquisition Advisory Committee

WHAT:
Meeting of the Voting Machine Acquisition Advisory Committee

WHERE:
Franklin County Board of Elections
1700 Morse Road
Columbus, Ohio 43229

WHEN:
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.

The Committee expects to make recommendations and finalize its advice to the Secretary of State and the Ohio Department of Administrative Services in the acquisition and funding of new voting systems, as approved by the Board of Voting Machine Examiners, for Ohio counties.

Committee Members include: Matthew Damschroder, Assistant Ohio Secretary of State; State Senator Frank LaRose; State Senator Vernon Sykes; State Representative Steven Arndt; State Representative Kathleen Clyde; Monroe County Commissioner Carl Davis; Union County Commissioner Gary Lee; Erie County Commissioner Matt Old; Lake County Commissioner Daniel Troy; Peggy Byers, Deputy Director, Washington County Board of Elections; Paul Adams, Director, Lorain County Board of Elections; Tim Ward, Director, Madison County Board of Elections; Shantiel Soeder, Election and Compliance Administrator, Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.

Please be advised that the Voting Machine Acquisition Advisory Committee is a temporary committee that has been formed pursuant to Am. Sub. Senate Bill 135 (132nd Ohio General Assembly), the Voting Equipment Acquisition Program. As outlined in Am. Sub. Senate Bill 135, the Committee must meet at the call of the Ohio Secretary of State β€œto advise the Secretary of State and Department of Administrative Services in the acquisition and funding of new voting systems, as approved by the Board of Voting Machine Examiners under section 3506.06 of the Revised Code, for Ohio counties.”

The meeting is open to the public.

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Sam Rossi
Press Secretary
srossi@ohiosecretaryofstate.gov
(614) 466-2729
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