CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Officials became frustrated Thursday while discussing how Jefferson County will use new voting equipment in upcoming elections.
Jefferson County will use new M-100 counting machines in the primary election next year.
The machines will count votes at each precinct and are expected to speed up the tallying process, said Jefferson County Clerk Jennifer Maghan, who oversees county elections.
But concerns arose when Maghan explained to the Jefferson County Commission that a metal cart which will be used to carry the M-100 and other electronic voting equipment.
Each precinct will have a cart, but Commissioner Dale Manuel said Thursday that county officials will not be able to transport the equipment in cars.