Election Equipment & Security

August 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 August Primary Election are listed below along with the contact number for the local clerk. 

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

July 21, 2022, 12:00 p.m. -Township Hall


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

July 14, 2022, 10:30 a.m. – Township Hall      


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

July 21, 2022, 5:45 p.m. -Township Hall     

 

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

July 20, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – Township Hall 

 

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

July 25, 2022, 5:45 p.m. – Township Hall 

 

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

July 18, 2022, 6:30 p.m. – Township Hall 

 

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

July 12, 2022, 11:00 a.m. – Township Hall 

 

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

July 13, 2022, 10:00 a.m.  – Township Hall 

 

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

July 19, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – Township Hall 

 

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

July 14, 2022, 1:30 p.m. – Township Hall 

 

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

July 11, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – Township Hall 

 

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

July 20, 2022, 2:00 p.m. – Township Hall 

 

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

July 14, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – Township Hall 

 

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

July 25, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – Governmental Center


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.