8230.3550 TEST OF PROGRAM BEFORE AND DURING TABULATION.
Prior to the tabulation of ballots, the central counting center personnel shall test the voting system as to its accuracy and certify the results. The accuracy test must be conducted with the test deck designated in parts 8220.1050 and 8220.1150. A copy of each test certificate must accompany the results of the tabulation of the ballots and be filed with the county auditor in the county where the precincts are located.
Before tabulating the ballots, central counting center personnel shall run a zero report to verify that the initial counts for each precinct are zero.
Authorized central counting center personnel may at their discretion test the program using the official test deck periodically throughout the tabulation of ballots to verify that the voting system is operating accurately.