OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) — The Oakland County Clerk and Elections Division held a public accuracy test Tuesday for it electronic voting equipment.

This comes ahead of the May 3 election to fill the 43rd District state representative seat as well as the City of Pontiac Charter Commission and four school district with bond and millage proposals.

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“The Public Accuracy Test is one of the many ways the security, accuracy, and transparency of our electoral process is ensured,” Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown said in a statement on Monday.

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“The equipment being tested will be used on Election Day to count the absentee ballots cast in seven of the Oakland County communities holding elections on May 3 including Berkley, Clawson, Fenton, Holly, Huntington Woods, Pontiac, and Royal Oak. The testing is also a chance for members of the public to observe the process.”

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