Smartmatic supports LA County 2022 primary

United States - June 14, 2022 - Smartmatic again partnered with Los Angeles County, the largest voting jurisdiction in the United States, in the successful deployment of the VSAP system and execution of the 2022 primary election. The two organizations have partnered on more than a half dozen elections since the system debuted in 2020.

The 2022 primary election deployment comprised:

  • 642 vote centers set up and equipped in 7 days
  • 13,285 BMDs and 3,801 e-Poll books delivered on time
  • 550+ people trained for field deployment
  • Help Desk services
  • Vote center dismantling and return logistics

“The VSAP ballot marking devices have proven themselves reliable, accurate and auditable, just as they were designed to be,” said James Long, Smartmatic’s director of operations.

Smartmatic manufactured 31,100 units and built and equipped a highly specialized operations hub for the county. More than a warehouse, this secure facility is equipped for device maintenance, telecommunications, system management and logistics. You can see a video about the operations center here.