Oswego County News Release
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Aug. 31, 2009

Voters Can Try Out New Paper Ballot System

OSWEGO - Voters across Oswego County will use a new paper ballot and optical scanner voting system in the Sept. 15 Primary Election and the Nov. 3 General Election. The new system allows voters to clearly review their ballot after they fill it out, and to be confident that their vote is accurately recorded.

Oswego County Elections Commissioners Donald Wart and William Scriber have scheduled several opportunities for people to try out the new electronic voting system. Demonstrations will be held at these farmers markets and events over the next several weeks:

  • Thursday, Sept. 3, Oswego Farmers' Market, 5 to 9 p.m., West First Street, Oswego.

  • Friday, Sept. 4, Pulaski Farmers' Market, 3 to 7 p.m., South Park, Pulaski.

  • Saturday, Sept. 5, Fulton Farmers' Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Canal Landing parking lot, South First Street, Fulton.

  • Sunday, Sept. 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., IGA Village Market, 409 Fulton St., Hannibal.

  • Thursday, Sept. 10, Oswego Farmers' Market, 5 to 9 p.m., West First Street, Oswego.

  • Friday, Sept. 11, Pulaski Farmers' Market, 3 to 7 p.m., South Park, Pulaski.

  • Saturday, Sept. 12, Fulton Farmers' Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Canal Landing parking lot, South First Street, Fulton.

  • Thursday, Sept. 17, Oswego Farmers' Market, 5 to 9 p.m., West First Street, Oswego.

  • Friday, Sept. 18, 3 to 7 p.m., Pulaski Farmers' Market, South Park, Pulaski.

  • Saturday, Sept. 19, Fulton Farmers' Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Canal Landing parking lot, South First Street, Fulton.

  • Thursday, Sept. 24, Oswego Farmer's Market, 5 to 9 p.m., West First Street, Oswego.

  • Friday, Sept. 25, 3 to 7 p.m., Pulaski Farmers Market, South Park, Pulaski.

  • Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 26 and 27, Central Square Apple Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Goettel Park, Central Square.

Instructions for the optical scanner system and voter registration forms are posted on line at www.oswegocounty.com/boe. For more information, contact the Oswego County Board of Elections at 349-VOTE or stop by the office at 185 E. Seneca St., Oswego.


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