Configure VxMark

Configuring VxMark requires an Admin Card - see Smart Cards for information on how to program Admin Cards for your election.

First, turn on your VxMark. You should see the following screen:

Simply insert your Admin Card into the card reader and you should see the following screen:

Tap the Load Election Definition and, within a few seconds, you should see the Admin screen:

Tap the Precinct drop-down menu and configure this VxMark for a specific precinct:

Your VxMark is now configured! You should be in Testing Mode. In Testing Mode, the VxMark will operate exactly as it does in "Live Election Mode" except:

  • All ballots printed will be test ballots that cannot be tabulated alongside live ballots

  • The starting screen and the Admin screen will indicate Testing Mode

Remove the Admin Card, and your VxMark is ready for L&A testing: