Anchorage officials will test the city’s ballot tabulation machines on Thursday, March 3. The public is invited to attend and witness the testing.

The Logic and Accuracy Testing will be conducted beginning at 1 p.m. in the city’s Election Center (619 E. Ship Creek Avenue, Door D).

According to the city clerk’s office Logic and Accuracy Testing is performed to “certify the accuracy of tabulation equipment as one measure to ensure election integrity.”

Election Commission members, Glennis Ireland, Loren Leman, Mead Treadwell, Elaine Nelson and Lisa Torkelson have been invited to assist the elections team in this test.

Anchorage will hold an election on April 5 in which residents will vote for candidates running for Assembly and school board seats.

For more information, call (907) 243-8683 or email

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Public invited to watch as Anchorage tests city voting machines on March 3

Joel Davidson
Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 20 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.