Wisconsin Election Administration Council



State Central Services Building, 202 South Thornton Avenue, Madison, WI 53703


Public Demonstration of Voting Equipment

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Wisconsin Election Administration Council

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
Thursday, August 2, 2012

Both meetings will be held at the
State Central Services Building
202 South Thornton Avenue
Madison, WI  53703

There will be a PUBLIC DEMOSTRATION of Elections Systems & Software’s Unity 3.2.00 Rev 3 Voting Systems voting equipment at the above time and place. This equipment is being tested and considered for approval by the Government Accountability Board.

The G.A.B. is testing two pieces of ES&S equipment and software:

  • DS200 polling-place optical scanner for paper ballots
  • AutoMARK VAT auto-marking device, which is used to assist voters with disabilities cast paper ballots
  • Unity Rev 3 software

The Wisconsin Election Administration Council (WI-EAC) will also meet at the above time and place to view a demonstration of the equipment.

Under Administrative Code Chapter 7, the Board may use a panel of local election officials and electors to assist in the review of the voting system.  The Board is asking the WI-EAC, created pursuant to Section 15.607, Wis. Stats., to serve this purpose.  WI-EAC’s input will be made part of staff’s recommendation that will be submitted to the Board for consideration at its August 28, 2012, meeting.

The demonstration and WI-EAC meeting are open to the public.