MEDIA ADVISORY: SECRETARY OF STATE TO TEST ELECTION RESULTS TRANSMISSION FOR NOVEMBER 18 ELECTION
BATON ROUGE, La. —Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin’s office will test its electronic election results system on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. in preparation of the upcoming Nov. 18 General Election. During the test period, the Secretary of State’s website will display mock results. These election results are only for testing purposes and do not reflect any actual results.
Media outlets are strongly urged to test their election night broadcast systems, graphics and websites in conjunction with the test. In order to prevent any confusion, media outlets are urged to put banners on their websites showing their readers and viewers that the results are only a test and not official.
CREDENTIALED MEDIA ONLY
In preparation for election night, credentialed media outlets may reserve a limited number of seats at the Secretary of State’s office. If any issues are encountered, to sign up for the XML feed or to reserve a seat, please contact Kaylee Trisler in the Communications Office at 225.362.5086 or email@example.com.
Finally, the Communications Office for Election Day will be staffed by Deputy Secretary, Communications John W. Tobler and Public Information Officer Kaylee Trisler. Mr. Tobler can be reached at 225.362.5111 (office) or firstname.lastname@example.org. Mrs. Trisler can be reached at the information listed above.
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