County test of voting system to be held Friday

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There will be a public test of the Ballot Marking and Ballot Scanning devices at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County office, located at 15 John Galt Road, Beaufort, S.C. 29906.

The board is conducting the test in advance of the following Nov. 2 elections:

Town of Bluffton General Election;

Town of Port Royal General Election;

Town of Yemassee General;

Beaufort County Referendums Special Election.

There will be limited space due to social distancing guidelines, and all CDC guidelines will be followed. Guests are very strongly encouraged to wear masks for viewing of the public test and masks are available to those who do not have one.

For more information, visit https://www.beaufortcountysc.gov/vote or call 843-255-6900.