Texas: No Poll Pads for election day | The Kingsville Record

Technology purchased to help speed up the voting process in Kleberg County will not be available on Election Day, officials said this week.
Kleberg County had previously purchased 34 iPads to be used with an application called Poll Pad that did away with the paper sign in process at polling stations. The system was first used during last November’s constitutional election and was successfully used during the Primary Election in March.¬†Election personnel at the polling stations were able to use the tablet’s camera to scan a voter’s driver’s license or voter registration card, and the system automatically matched the voter to a database stored on the device.¬†On Wednesday, Kleberg County Clerk Stephanie Garza said the Poll Pads were used during the first three days of early voting, but she and her staff immediately encountered a problem.

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