Re: What certification governs non-DRE electroinc systems

From: Douglas W. Jones <jones_at_cs_dot_uiowa_dot_edu>
Date: Mon Apr 05 2004 - 10:30:40 CDT

On Apr 5, 2004, at 12:21 AM, David Jefferson wrote:

> All voting systems for public election, whether or not they are DREs,
> require certification by the states they are used in. In each state
> some
> office or agency is empowered to do that certification, usually the
> Secretary of State.

this is correct. Note that voting system is usually interpreted
broadly to include all elements of the system, both high tech and
other.

> There are NASED standards for every major kind of voting system.

Not quite. There are no standards specifically addressed to VVPT
systems or to non-DRE assistive technology for the handicapped.
This is a problem.
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