Election Equipment & Security

November 2022 Grand Traverse County Public Accuracy Test Schedule


Prior to each election all electronic tabulating equipment must be tested to verify that 1) the equipment is performing properly, 2) the ballots have been properly prepared for each precinct, and 3) that the programs will accurately count votes. 

The procedures reflect the requirements established by Michigan Election Law (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) and the Electronic Voting Systems Promulgated Rules (R 168.771 - 168.793).  The schedule for these tests prior to the November General Election are listed below along with the contact number for the local clerk. 

Acme Township - Lisa Swanson, Clerk - 231-938-1350

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Blair Township – Lynette Wolfgang, Clerk – 231-276-9263 

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East Bay Charter Township – Susanne Courtade, Clerk – 231-947-8647 

TBA

 

Fife Lake Township – Leigh Gifford, Clerk – 231-879-3963 

TBA

 

Garfield Charter Township – Lanie McManus, Clerk – 231-941-1620 

TBA

 

Grant Township – Nancy Morairty, Clerk – 231-269-2102 

TBA

 

Green Lake Township – Judy Kramer, Clerk – 231-276-9329 

TBA

 

Long Lake Township – Ronda Robinson, Clerk – 231-946-2249 

TBA

 

Mayfield Township – Stephanie Bugai, Clerk – 231-263-4599 

TBA

 

Paradise Township – Lisa Gulliver, Clerk – 231-263-5251 

TBA

 

Peninsula Township – Becky Chown, Clerk – 231-223-7322 

TBA

 

Union Township – Sheryl Tillitson, Clerk – 231-369-3341 

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Whitewater Township – Cheryl Goss, Clerk – 231-267-5141 

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City of Traverse City – Benjamin Marentette, Clerk – 231-922-4480     

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Our Relationship with Election Systems & Software

Beginning with the 2018 Election Cycle, the Grand Traverse County Clerk began the use of Election Systems & Software as the exclusive provider for optical scan and touch screen accessible voting systems in Grand Traverse County.  This exciting partnership provides Grand Traverse County citizens with the very best and most secure election technology available.

Please view the videos below to see a preview of the equipment to be utilized in the polling locations.  The DS200 is the ballot scanner & vote tabulator and the ExpressVote is the ADA compliant voter assist technology.