The Government Administration and Elections Committee (GAE) will hold a public hearing today in West Hartford on the performance of Connecticut’s new optical scan voting machines.

Lawmakers want to hear from local officials and residents about the use of the machines and any problems that occurred on the local level that needs to be addressed.

The meeting will be held at West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.