This checklist is for jurisdictions who are using the VotingWorks central system (VxAdmin and VxBatch) without the precinct system (VxMark or VxScan). It only needs to be run once per election. If you are using any precinct equipment, skip to the next section. Links after each section point to articles with more details on the individual steps.
VxAdmin - Part 1
Connect VxAdmin to its printer
Ensure the printer has plenty of paper
Turn on VxAdmin
Confirm that VxAdmin is configured for the appropriate election
Print Test Decks for All Precincts. This may take a few minutes.
Print the Test Ballot Deck Tally for All Precincts
Print an Unofficial Full Election Tally Report as the Zero Report
Print two additional test ballots from any precinct