Leave it to Missouri to hold another election, this time for the major state and federal offices. Unlike other states like, say, Illinois, which hold one primary along with the presidential, Missouri spaces them out. In between we've had a local election and as I remember, one other one since January. Lots of money spent holding election here.
This time the St. Louis County Board of Election Commissioners will be testing out a different voting process which they hope will speed things up and hopefully be one which does not run out of ballots. 50 precincts will be part of the trial run.
Voters will sign in on an iPad then the system will print out a slip telling the election official which ballot is needed, based on the individual's registered address. It's supposed to be faster and more accurate. They hope to have it in all polling places this November.
I won't know til I go vote if our precinct will have this but I am already wondering if waiting for a slip to print out will speed things up.