Dallas County Sets November Goal for Countywide Voting Centers

Dallas County wants to make Election Day simpler.The county’s elections administrator hopes that by the November 2019 election, the county can do away with precinct-based polling places and allow voters to show up at any voting center around the county to cast a ballot.The Dallas County Commissioners Court voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a $6 million contract with election software company Tenex, which will allow the county to replace its paper poll books with electronic ones on iPads.That electronic poll book system — already used in Tarrant County — would pave the way for voting centers that will work much like early voting locations, elections administrator Toni Pippins-Poole said.  Continue reading...

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