Vote center election worker who checks the voter’s ID and signature, and processes the voter in the electronic poll book.
Element within a larger system; a component can be hardware or software. For hardware, it is a physical part of a subsystem that can be used to compose larger systems (e.g., circuit boards, internal modems, processors, computer memory). For software, it is a module of executable code that performs a well-defined function and interacts with…
Refers to the format described in ANSI/INCITS 354-2001 “Common Industry Format (CIF) for Usability Test Reports.”
Commercial, readily available hardware devices (such as card readers, printers or personal computers) or software products (such as operating systems, programming language compilers, or database management systems).
Primary election in which voters receive a ballot listing only those candidates running for office in the political party with which the voters are affiliated. In some states, non-partisan contests and ballot issues may be included. In some cases, political parties may allow unaffiliated voters to vote in their party’s primary.
Statement by a vendor declaring that a specific product conforms to a particular standard or set of standard profiles; for voting systems, NASED qualification or EAC certification provides independent verification of a claim.
Ballot provided to individuals who claim they are registered and eligible to vote but whose eligibility or registration status cannot be confirmed when they present themselves to vote. Once voted , such ballots must be kept separate from other ballots and are not included in the tabulation until after the voter’s eligibility is confirmed. Michigan…
a small piece of waste paper produced by punching a hole in punched card or tape.
Testing performed under either national or state certification processes to verify voting system conformance to requirements.
Procedure by which a third party gives written assurance that a product, process or service conforms to specified requirements.