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Election Test Charts, Test Decks and Preliminary Testing of Voting Equipment

During an election, your valuable time is busy with election preparation. Between Voter Registration, handling phone calls, questions and training election workers, your time is limited.

We can help ease some of the work surrounding your election by offering time saving services for election equipment, coding, testing, setting and supporting your optical scan voting machines.

Our company has been providing testing for hundreds of communities, big and small, since 1994.

Testing is available for the following voting systems:

  • Optech Insight®, Eagle®
  • M100®
  • Accuvote® OS, OSX, TS and TSX
  • AutoMark® ADA system
  • Edge® TS
  • Image Cast Precinct®
  • Image Cast Evolution®

All testing adheres to state law for optical scan and touchscreen voting systems.


Full Service Testing for the Optech®, Accuvote®, M100® AND AUTOMARK® Systems

Our full service testing provides you with the security and satisfaction that all your Optical Scan machines have been properly tested and set for election day. All preliminary testing adheres to state election law for optical scan and touchscreen voting systems. We provide the following:

  • Creation of state predetermined results test chart
  • Marking of official ballot test deck
  • Setting of voting machine time and date
  • Replacement of paper roll and printer ribbon (your supply).
  • Ballot guide adjustment to meet ballot size (Optech)
  • Running of mandated preliminary test
  • Check for machine and test ballot errors
  • Seal voting machine and memory pack
  • Record preliminary test information in your poll book
  • Set voting machine for election day

Optech Insight® and Accuvote® Pricing - $220 for the first precinct and $110 for each additional precinct, plus paper rolls.

M100® Pricing - $250 for the first precinct and $130 for each additional precinct, plus paper rolls. Price increase is due to the longer amount of testing time needed for this equipment. Add $60 per precinct if there are two ballot pages.

AutoMark® Pricing - $150 for the first precinct and then $100 for each additional precinct.

*Full service testing is not available in all areas, please call to check availability in your area.

To Schedule A Full Service Test Please Email our testing manager at testing@electionsource.com or call 888-742-8037 or 616-464-2283


Test Chart and Test Deck Only

Send us your test ballots and we will create the state mandated test chart and mark your ballots to create the test deck that is needed for you to conduct your preliminary and public test.

$105 for the first precinct and $70 for each additional precinct.

Send a copy of your ballot(s) to 4615 Danvers DR SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512 in care of Testing Manager, testing@electionsource.com or call 888-742-8037 or 616-464-2283


Test Chart Only

Send or fax us a copy of your ballot for each precinct and we will create the test chart which will allow you to mark and create your own test deck.

$50 Per Precinct

Send a copy of your ballot(s) to 4615 Danvers DR SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512 in care in care of Testing Manager, testing@electionsource.com or call 888-742-8037 or 616-464-2283


*Testing NOT available in all areas. Please call or email for additional information. 888-742-8037 or testing@electionsource.com