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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Tenders are invited for provisions of voting system hardware, firmware, software and service
Michael Byrne, professor of psychology and computer science at Rice University and one of the coauthors of "Toward More Usable Electronic Voting: Testing the Usability of a Smartphone Voting System, said in a press release that current electronic voting systems have numerous issues - from usability and accessibility to security to the fact that many of them are nearing the end of their life cycle - and there are few good certified alternatives currently on the market.
Further, any paper ballot that is an official vote record must be accessible, and an independent testing process must be in place to verify that a voting system conforms to the VVSG access requirements.
This lack of definition also has caused voting system manufacturers and test laboratories to interpret program requirements differently, and the resultant need to reconcile these differences has contributed to delays in certifying systems that several states were intending to use in the 2008 elections.
County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky's recommendation not to panic about the decertification of the county's voting system is sound advice.
voting system have undergone a huge change in the past 6 years.
Nor can he explain to us why it's important to find a voting system that significantly decreases the opportunities for voter suppression.
But when it comes to electronic voting, it is worth taking a closer look at what RRO says and doesn't say about how to design and implement a trustworthy voting system that incorporates technology while not compromising our civil liberties.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-30 January 2003-Sense Internet supplies online voting system to BAFTA(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Voter education covers but need not be limited to instructions on how to register, what is on the ballot, and how to operate the voting system.
An independent regulatory agency created in 1975 to administer and enforce the Federal Election Campaign Act, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) spent three-years developing and revising Voting System Standards (VSS) to ensure the reliability of certified election equipment used in local, state and federal elections.
Gibson County becomes the fourth Indiana county in the past year to replace ES&S with an Indiana tailored solution combining the Hart Voting System and support and service from Harp Enterprises.