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  • H A [ I T i n t e r c i v i c

    eSlate E lec t ron ie Vot ing System

    Bnu-or Now Sorrwnne TnRIUIITIG MANUAL

    BOSS 2.8 Compatible

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • TM Ballot Now

    Ballot Now Version 1.4

    contains coni,dorfial and proprioiary inlormadon bslonging exclustuely 1o Hart lntetcMc, lnc. No part of ihls publication may be roproduced, slored in a Ftrieval g)/stem, or lransmitlod in any form or by any means electronic, mechanlcal, photocoded, rocorded, or otherwtse without prior written pormission ot Hart

    T-2. Ravision J Hart lntercMc, lnc, @2@1

    All Rights R€served

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • Ballot Now Training Manual

    Table ol Contents

    Tlaue or ConrENTs

    Ballot Now Preferenoes ............... Sequentlal Steps for Prlnting Ballob 1 0 Sequentlal Steps for Scanning & Processing Ballots ..'...,......,......', 1 1

    How Ballot Now Reads Marked Ballots . . . . . . .15

    Course labus Ballot Now Operator Training Ballot Now Operator Training

    Gourse Content Chart ....24 Course Outllne...... ..........25

    APPENDICES Appendix A: Glossary of Terms ....................29 Appendix B: Intormatlon, Confirmation, Error, & Warning Messages .........33 Appendix C: Tips & Trlcks ..........34 Ballot Now Reprinted Ballots Log....................................37 Appendix D: Backing up Electlon Databases to a CD ...38 Appendix E: Course Self-Checklist ....,........ ....................45

    Page 3 Hart lnteroMc, lnc.

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • Ballot Now Training Manual

    lrfroducdon

    I n tRooucr roN What is Ballot Now?

    The Ballot Now software application manages paper ballots for an election using Hart lnterCMc's eslate Electronic Voting System. Ballot Nolv derives ballot information for an election from the election data on a Mobile Ballot Box (MBB) rM created with the Ballot Origination Software System software application (BOSS) rM and delivers cast vote records (CVRs) for the election on the same election's MBB(s) to the Tallyro application for tabulation.

    Thls Document ThiG Document is a training manual designed to guide operator training, and it is meant for use in conjunction with the Ballot Now Operations Manual. This training manual is meant for both initial training with Hart InterCivic training specialists, and as a reference to supplement the operations manual once training is complete.

    Course Obfectives Through this course the trainee will:

    tr Create paper ballots using BOSS-generated MBBs. tr Run voted paper ballots through the Ballot Now scanner, E Resolve unresolved contests, E Save the scanned cast vote records back to the original

    election MBB, tr Prepare the cast vote record for Tally vote-tabulating

    software.

    Take Note: . All steps that refer to a button or menu on the Ballot Now screen have th€

    button in bold (i.e.: Save, Oose, OK). ' All steps that refer to a key on the keyboard have the key underlined (i.e.:

    CTRL. Shitl. Ente0. . All eteF that refer to a mouse c/ickhave the word(s) italicired (i.e.: click, nght

    cliclt double clicl

  • Ballot Now Training Manual

    eslate Data Flowcftart

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    page 5 Hart InteroMc, Inc.

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • Ballot Now Training Manual

    The Ballot Now Wlndow

    Tne Be l lo r Now Wruoow

    Page 6 Hart lntercMc, lnc.

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • Ballot Now Training Manual

    Ballot Now Msnus

    B*r-ror Now Menus

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    Fef,artg Menu Admln,Menu

    Page 7 Hart lnteroMc, lnc.

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • Ballot Now Training Manual

    Ballot Now Usgr Prlvlleg€g

    Ba luor Now Usen Pnrv rLEGEs Administrators and Operators login to the Ballot Now application by typing a User lD (usemame) and password in the Ballot Now Logln window.

    It is r6commend6d that the user cunenily logged in: > Stay at the computer while running the Ballot Now application > Exit the Ballot Now application if Vhe steps arnay from the s)rstem.

    An administrator sets Ballot Now user prMleges. See th€ Ballot Now Operations Manual for direc'tions on setting user privileges. The following charts show us€r privileges for Ballot Now tunctions and Admin menu commands:

    Ballot Now Func#on Owntor Admlnlsuator Selec,t Election Yes Yes Print Bafiots Yos Yes Print ReoortB Yes Yes Scan Baltots Yes Yes Resolve Write-ins No Yes

    No Yes

    Scan Batch Manaoement No Yes Wdte CVRsto MBB No Yes Card R€coverv No Yes Closs Elsction No Yes Delete Ele€nion No Yes

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • H A [ I T t n t e r c i v t c

    et la te E lec t ron ic Vat ing 9ystem

    BRulor Now Sorrwnne TnruruIrtG MANUAL

    BOSS 2.8 Compatible

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • TM Ballot Now

    Ballot Now Version 1.4

    cronf idential and propriolary Informaiion belonging exclusively to Hart lnterclvlc, lnc. No part of this publicaiion may b€ reproduced, slored in a retrleval s),stem, or lransmitled in arry form or by eny means electonic, m€chanical, pholocopled, recordod, or olhorwiss vellhout pdor witten p€rmlssion of Hart

    Inc.

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    Han lr srcMc, lnc. @ 2@1 All RighG Reservod

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • Baltot Now Training Manual

    Table ot Cont€nts

    TagLE o r GOUTENTS

    e$late Data Flowchart ................. The Ballot Now Windoru.,,..,,, Ballot Now Menus Ballot Now User Prlvileges. ..........8 Ballot Now Preferences ..,.,. Sequential Steps for Printlng Ballots ...........10 Sequentlal Sleps for Scanning & Processing Ballob ......................11 Sample Ballot Now Process.............. ............13 How Ballot Now Reads Marked Ballots ..........,................ 1 5

    Course Iabus Ballot Now Operator Training Course Content Chart....24 Ballot Now Operator Training Course Out||ne................25

    APPENDICES Appendix A: Glossary of Terms ....................29 Appendlx B: Informatlon, Gonfirmation, Errorn & Warning Messages ............,.....33 Appendlx C: Tips & Tricks ..........34 Ballot Now Reprinted Ballots Lo9............ ,...,37 Appendix D: Backing up Election Databases to a CD...38 Appendix E: Course Self-Checklist .........,.... ...................45

    Page 3 Hart lnteroMc, lnc.

    5

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • Ballot Now Training Manual

    lntroductlon

    lN rRooucr roN What is Ballot Now?

    The Ballot Now software application manages paper ballots for an slection using Hart lntercMc s eslate Electronic Voting System. Ballot Now derives ballot information for an election lrom the election data on a Mobile Ballot Box (MBB) ro created with the Ballot Origination Software System software application (BOSS) rM and delivers cast vote records (CVRS) for the election on the sarne election's MBB(S) to the Tallym application for tabulation.

    This Document This Document is a training manual designed to guide operator training, and it is meant tor use in conjunction with the Ballot Now Operations Manual, This training manual is meant for both initial training with Hart lnterQivic training specialists, and as a reference to supplement the operations manual once training is complete.

    Course ObJectives Through this course the trainee will:

    tr Create paperballots using BOSS-generated MBBs. E Run voted paper ballots through the Ballot Now scanner, E Resolve unresolved contests, tr Save the scanned cast voie records back to the original

    election MBB, D Prepare the cast vote record tor Tally vote-tabulating

    software.

    Take Note: . All steps that rgfer to a button or menu on the Ballot Now screen have the

    button in bold (i.e.: Savo, Close, OK). ' All steps that rster to a key on the keyboard have the key underlined (i.e.:

    CTRL. Shift, Entq). ' All steps that rsfer to a mouse clickhale the ward(sl ialfcized (i.e.: click, tight

    click, double clickl. Th€ word click refgrs la a left click. llffh' The lHl refers to pagos in the Ballot Now Operations Manual. Please r€fer

    to the Ballot Now Operations Manual for more detailed information & for troubl€shooting .

    ' A F refers to either a cross-reforencs within the Training Manual that contains more information regarding the topic or a cautionary note.

    q For Ttps & Trtcks sse page 34. For a Glossary of Terms see page 29

    Page 4 Hart IntercMc, Inc.

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • Ballot Now Training Manual

    6lats Data Flowchert

    eSLATE Dera FlowcneRr

    Page 5 Hart Intercivic, Inc.

    tu Y

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • Ballot Noiv Training Manual

    Th€ BaUot Noy Wlndow

    Tnr Bal lor Now Wt l tDow

    Page 6 Hart IntercMc, lnc.

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

  • Ballot Now Training Manual

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    Page 7 Hart lntercMc, lnc.

    -From Black Box Voting Document Arcives-

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