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Election board resolution to purchase new voting machines

Posted Tuesday, January 17, 2006

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CHATHAM COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CHATHAM

RESOLUTION TO RECOMMEND THE PURCHASE OF VOTING EQUIPMENT

WHEREAS, the Chatham County Board of Elections has the authority and duty to recommend a voting system of a type, make, and model approved certified by the State Board of Elections for use in some or all voting places in the county at some or all elections in accordance with G.S, 163-165.9; and

WHEREAS, the Chatham County Board of Elections has witnessed a demonstration, in the county or at a site designated by the State Board of Elections, of the type of voting system being recommended and also witnessed a demonstration of at least one other type of voting system certified by the State Board of Elections;

WHEREAS, the State Board of Elections and the Office of information Technology Services has a Statewide Term Contract with certified vendors;

WHEREAS, grants from the HAVA Election Fund may be used by the County Boards of Election for purchasing voting equipment from a certified vendor and the County is entitled to receive up to $314,482 from the HAVA Election Fund based on the formula of $12,000.00 per precinct, $12,000.00 per One-Stop sites, plus $1.00 for each voter that turned out in the 2004 presidential election but not less than $10,000.00 or more than $1 00,000.00;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Chatham County Board of Elections hereby recommends the following certified voting equipment to the Board of County Commissioners;

Voting Type: Direct Record Electronic - iVotronic
Vendor: Election Systems and Software
Estimated Cost: $622,021

Audrey Poe, Chairman
Chatham County Board of Elections

 
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