Blue Earth County to undergo $152,000 worth of upgrades to voting equipment

By |2018-03-15T14:53:23-05:00March 15th, 2018|

An approximately 100-thousand dollar grant is paving way for a number of voting equipment upgrades in Blue Earth County over the next two years. The County Board accepted a grant with required matching dollars from the Minnesota Secretary of State that will cover over 65-percent of the total project cost, which is just over 152-thousand dollars. The biggest investment will be in electronic rosters that will make the voting process more efficient and reduce the time election officials spend hand-entering data after an election. Director of Taxpayer Services Michael Stalberger says the new units and software will be ready for the [...]