Weighing the options: Robb McGinnis of RBM Consulting (left) shows local residents Martha Vail and Dave Robinson how a 'hybrid' voting machine would work at a vote center meeting Tuesday. Voters would cast their votes with a touch screen and a paper ballot would be printed. (Maribeth Vaughn/Daily Reporter)
GREENFIELD — Dave Robinson got a taste for how voting in Hancock County could change next year under a new vote center model – and he’s not sure if he likes it.
Robinson was among a crowd of about 50 people who on Tuesday night attended the first in a series of public meetings about the proposed vote center concept. There was a presentation, question-and-answer session and time to look at potential new polling equipment. The crowd as a whole had mixed reactions to the possibility of setting up fewer, but larger, polling locations.