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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 State subsequently coordinated the development of the statewide bid process, contract award and the purchase of voting systems from qualifying vendors at the county level.
The study examines how smartphone-based voting systems can be incorporated into the current large-scale election process.
The Initiative commits $5 million to researching technological solutions for voting systems that ensure people with disabilities can vote in a private and independent manner.
In view of concerns about voting systems and the important role EAC plays in certifying them, GAO was asked to determine whether EAC has (1) defined an effective approach to testing and certifying voting systems, (2) followed its defined approach, and (3) developed an effective mechanism to track problems with certified systems and use the results to improve its approach.
It means that there could be, but that because of lack of information from the machines' makers, it was unable to be part of Secretary of State Debra Bowen's review of the integrity of the state's electronic voting systems.
These simpler computer-based voting systems would be more reliable and easier to scrutinize for tampering than those used today, Wagner says.
And yet the lack of one uniform election system--each state, county, and locality has different rules about how it conducts elections--means that there are literally thousands of voting systems to understand, making it even more difficult to evaluate accusations about failures to protect against voting fraud and suppression.
Looking more closely at RRO reveals important parallels between Humanist principles and the social and technical processes associated with the design and implementation of voting systems in which the individual voter is respected.
Over 280 computer scientists, vendors, voting rights activists, secretaries of state, and local election officials participated in NIST's First Symposium on Building Trust and Confidence in Voting Systems in Gaithersburg, Md.
After the 2000 elections, the Florida legislature quickly authorized $32 million to purchase new voting systems with high hopes for redemption in the 2002 elections.
Although the need for enhanced voting systems standards was emphasized as a result of the problems associated with the 2000 presidential elections, the FEC began developing performance standards for electronic voting equipment over 25 years ago.
Fourth County in Indiana to Switch Voting Systems in Recent Months