|(a) Before voting machines are delivered to polling places for use in an election, they must be inspected, and a written record made of the inspection, pursuant to the Texas Election Code, §125.031. (b) Other voting or tabulating equipment to be delivered to polling places must be inspected by the authority responsible for delivering supplies for the election and put in proper working order prior to delivery. A punch-card device must be tested by such authority to ensure that the device permits the accurate recording of votes for each race and/or proposition on the ballot. Test ballot cards should be used for this purpose. (c) Electronic tabulating equipment which is to be used at polling places must be tested by the authority to ensure that the equipment accurately counts ballots, distinguishes and separates ballots which require manual tabulation, and otherwise functions properly. Such test must be conducted in accordance
with the provision of the Texas Election Code, §127.094(b) and (c).