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e-Voting standards

e-Voting is short for "electronic voting" and refers to both the electronic means of casting a vote and the electronic means of tabulating votes. Voting systems such as punched cards and optical scan cards are tabulated using electronic means. There are a wide variety of set-ups for casting a vote electronically, ranging from: Voting machines (e.g. touch screen systems or Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) machines); Internet; Telephones / Mobile telephones; SMS text messaging; Personal Digital Assistants (PDA's) and Digital TV.

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International Standards

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Corporate Headquarters, 3 Park Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, New York 10016-5997, USA.
Tel: +1 212 419 7900; Fax: +1 212 752 4929
Web: www.ieee.org

  • IEEE P1583 (D5.0) (2003) Draft standard for the evaluation of voting equipment

Other National Standards

United States of America

Federal Election Commission

999 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20463, USA.
Tel: +1 202 694 1100
Web: www.fec.gov

  • FEC Voting Standards