Claire Swedberg: RFID Brings Visibility to Ballots for Elections Board

4/02/2020 - 07:53

By tracking ballot boxes, voting machines and other assets as they are sent to and returned from precincts, the Stark County Ohio Elections Board can ensure that ballots are accounted for during primary and general elections.

Feb 03, 2020—An Ohio elections board is keeping a close eye on its voting assets as they travel to and return from precincts and its warehouse, thanks to an RFID-based solution. The system ensures that the board's memory cards, voting machines and ballot boxes are accountable at all times. In that way, the board can be sure all votes from each precinct are properly received and counted, and expediently so.