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Election Division > Help America Vote Act > Voting Systems in Indiana > Poll Worker Training Materials > Online Poll Worker Training: Chapter Eight Online Poll Worker Training: Chapter Eight

Chapter Eight: Voting Methods

1. What types of machines are commonly used in Indiana elections?

            a. Lever machines

b. Hand counted ballots, optical scan ballots, and direct-record electronic machines or touch screen machines

c. Punch card ballots

d. None of the above

 

2. Where can more information on each type of voting machine be found?

            a. In your poll worker training manual

            b. At your county’s voter registration office

            c. On the Secretary of State’s website

            d. All of the above

 

3. In what type of election is it common in Indiana for hand counted ballots to be used?

            a. Presidential election years

            b. All primary elections

            c. Mostly during smaller, local elections

            d. None of the above

 

4. How can you find out what voting machines are used in your county?

            a. Attend training sessions offered by the county election board

            b. Ask the county election board by phone or in person

            c. Ask experienced poll workers in your county

            d. All of the above

 

5. How can a poll worker familiarize his/herself with the type of voting machines in use in his/her county?

            a. Attend training sessions offered by the county election board

            b. Volunteer to help with early voting

            c. Ask your county election board for more training if it is available

            d. All of the above

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