Election Day: The voting process

DE PERE – Today’s spring election is another chance for voters to get used to new technology implemented at polling locations throughout Brown County.

The new machines scan and record an image of the ballot and store it on a USB drive just in case something happens to the original. Officials say the new machines are more secure and reliable.

Filling out the paper ballot has also changed. The biggest difference will be filling in an oval instead of connecting an arrow. A screen on the machine will guide voters through the process of submitting a ballot.

The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Voters planning to register today will need to bring an acceptable proof of residence document with them. Examples include: property tax bills, utility bills, bank statements, paychecks and driver license.

Voter turnout is expected to be around 12 percent.

FOX 11’s Pauleen Le spent the morning at a polling location De Pere, the community center, to learn more about the process.

For a complete list of acceptable documents for voter registration, click here.

To find out where your polling location is, click here.

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