Fwd: Re: [BVM] Definition of a DRE needed

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Mon Apr 05 2004 - 07:15:52 CDT

This is from a different list, and relevant to our discussions.

>Date: Sun, 4 Apr 2004 12:16:10 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <jhall@sims.berkeley.edu>
>To: bettervoting@svpal.org
>Subject: Re: [BVM] Definition of a DRE needed
>> Does anyone know of a generally accepted, or stated in any state's
>> election code or other law, definition of a DRE.
>1.5.3 Direct Record Electronic (DRE) Voting System
>A Direct Record Electronic (DRE) Voting System records votes by means
>of a ballot display provided with mechanical or electro-optical
>components that can be activated by the voter; that processes data by
>means of a computer program; and that records voting data and ballot
>images in memory components. It produces a tabulation of the voting
>data stored in a removable memory component and as printed copy. The
>system may also provide a means for transmitting individual ballots or
>vote totals to a central location for consolidating and reporting
>results from precincts at the central location.
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