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Richland County residents can test new voting machines this week

There are multiple demonstrations being held this week in Columbia that give voters a chance to test the new voting machines prior to the November elections.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The municipal election on November 5 will be the first time that the Richland County Elections and Voter Registration Office will use the new voting machines.

The City of Columbia wants to make sure that all citizens are aware of the new voting process and have the information needed to cast a vote.

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A public education campaign has been launched by the city of Columbia where representatives from the Richland County Elections and Voter Registration Office will conduct demonstrations of the new voting machines.

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The following demonstrations have been scheduled to give citizens the opportunity to see and use the new voting machines:

Monday, October 21:
Martin Luther King Park
2300 Greene Street, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 22:
Francis Burns United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall
5616 Farrow Road, beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, October 24:
Eau Claire Print Building
3907 Ensor Avenue, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday, October 25:
Woodlands Park
6500 Olde Knight Parkway, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 26:
Soda City Market on Main Street
Hosted by the League of Women Voters, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 27:
Francis Burns United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall
5616 Farrow Road, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

For voter inquiries, please contact the Richland County Elections and Voter Registration Office at (803)-576-2240.

For questions regarding the City of Columbia Municipal Election please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (803)-545-3045 or visit www.columbiasc.gov/elections.

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