Under fluorescent lights, a narrow hallway in the basement of the Teton County building transformed into a routine voting machine test site on Tuesday afternoon.

The Teton County Republican and Democratic party chairpersons, alongside News&Guide staff, observed as four deputy county clerks explained and performed the official process for preparing 12 county ballot machines for primary election day.

Voting machine test

Teton County Republican Party Chair Mary Martin feeds sample ballots into a voting machine with Teton County Deputy Clerk Gregg Zediker during a public test of voting machines Tuesday ahead of the Aug. 16 primary election.

Contact Miranda de Moraes at 732-7063 or mdm@jhnewsandguide.com.

Raised in a Brazilian-American household in Southern California, Miranda is fascinated by the intersection of culture and ecology. She holds a master’s in journalism from Columbia and is searching for jackalopes in her free time.

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