Counties prepping for the upcoming November election

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- County auditors across South Dakota are running coordinated election counting and reporting tests.

State Election Director, Kea Warne, says each auditor will run batches of mock ballots.

Warne says the counting machine results are moved manually to another computer for reporting.

Warne says none of the ballot counting machines are directly connected to the internet.

Warne says the test results will be available on their website at