TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) Twin Falls County election officials will conduct a public test of it's ballot scanning machines today.

According to the County Clerks Office, the public test will take place at 3 p.m. at Twin Falls County West, 630 Addison Avenue West, on the first floor Counting Room. The public is welcome to observe and ask questions about the counting process.

Also today, the mailed absentee ballots will be opened at 8 a.m. and given time to flatten out before they are run through the ballot counting machine. The absentee ballots will not be counted until election night.