County goes shopping for voting equipment

Voters could use new machines to cast their ballots as soon as next year.

The county is beginning to shop for new voting machines, which could be purchased by the end of this year and in use by voters starting in 2015.

The state has not certified any new voting machine models that would be approved for use in future elections, but county officials want to start getting information about features and prices early, Johnson County Clerk Sue Ann Misiniec said.

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