Voting machines tested for Nov. 5 election

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - The Lauderdale County Election Commission is testing voting machines in advance of the Nov. 5 general election.

Officials want to make sure the ballot readers are working properly and are ready.

Commission chair, Awana Simmons, says after testing the machines and test ballots, everything seems to be working fine.

Simmons encourages everyone to have their approved form of photo ID with them when they come to the polls Nov. 5. The ID is a requirement to be able to vote.