Will voters have a chance to try out the new system before they vote on it?
Yes. Voters will have a chance to take the new equipment for a test spin. The equipment will be available daily at the Elections Administration Office for those wanting to come try it out, located in the County Records Building at:
214 N 4th Street
Suite 300
Waco, TX 76701

Additionally, groups may contact Elections Administration Office to request a presentation for a meeting having at least 25 or more in attendance or to check out a How to Vote Using the eSlate video. You may also take the eSlate for a spin or access the video or a slideshow about using the new system throughour website.

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1. Why did McLennan County choose the eSlate?
2. How was the eSlate system chosen?
3. How much did the new system cost?
4. Will voters have a chance to try out the new system before they vote on it?
5. Is the new system based on a touch screen, like some ATMs?
6. I have never been able to vote without someone helping me. Will someone be there to help me with this new system?
7. How can we sure this system is working as it should be?
8. How do I know that the way the electronic voting system recorded my vote is the same way I intended to cast my vote?
9. Does the system have a paper trail?
10. What if a recount is necessary?
11. How do I know my votes are private and that there is not a database in the computer somewhere that records how I have voted?
12. What if I change my mind or make a mistake after I have pressed the enter button?
13. What if I want to skip a contest?
14. What if I accidentally vote twice in a race? Will my vote be discarded?
15. How do I know that my vote has been cast and counted?
16. If the power fails or if there is some other computer failure will my vote be lost?