voting system

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Noun1.voting system - a legal system for making democratic choices
legal system - a system for interpreting and enforcing the laws
scrutin uninomial system, scrutin uninominal voting system, single-member system, uninominal system, uninominal voting system - based on the principle of having only one member (as of a legislature) selected from each electoral district
list system, scrutin de liste, scrutin de liste system - based on the principle of proportional representation; voters choose between party lists, the number elected from each list being determined by the percentage cast for each list out of the total vote
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The statement on Tuesday by the US Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security did not confirm various reports from state and local security officials during the campaign that foreign actors tried to break into voting systems and databases in multiple states, Al-Jazeera reported.
This shortcoming is inherent to this particular model of Internet voting systems.
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"The world has moved away from this (voting model)" and gave examples of similar failed voting systems in the US, France, Germany and other countries.
Explaining its opposition to letting councils choose their voting system, the society said: "A patchwork of voting systems at local elections level would likely cause confusion, and make educating the public on the system in their area more complex.
Although Russian hackers are reported to have tried to disrupt last November's presidential election in the United States with attacks on the voting systems of 39 states, the consensus of the intelligence community is that they were probably unsuccessful in their efforts to delete and alter voter data.
The first Blair administration failed to note the danger, and instead of amending FPTP to a genuine democratic ranking preferential (AV) voting system, it began the process of putting in place undemocratic fabricated-todeceive voting systems such as the Mayor's Supplementary system and the Additional Member system for the Greater London and Welsh Assemblies and for the Scottish Parliament.
In response to these growing concerns, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has offered to provide more cybersecurity protections to help states secure their voting systems. DHS has offered to provide the following cybersecurity assistance:
Miru was among 7 companies that showcased their high technology voting systems during the trade fair "Innovative Technologies in Electoral Process 2013" held in October 2013 in Bishkek.