United States Election Assistance Comittee

The EAC Official Blog


Voting System Testing Update 4.17.12

from: Jessica Myers on Apr 17, 2012

We are trying something new on Tuesdays, so let us know what you think!  The EAC will post a “Voting System  Testing Update” blog every Tuesday in an effort to keep everyone informed of the progress systems in the EAC’s Testing and Certification Program are making each week.  We hope that this adds additional transparency to our process and allows stakeholders to get a weekly update about test campaigns that impact their jurisdiction.

Voting Systems under Test:

Dominion Premier Assure 1.3. EAC received a draft Test Report for this test campaign on March 2, 2012. Dominion recently decided to add memory cards to the test campaign due to a request from a jurisdiction, so SLI Global Solutions (Voting System Test Laboratory) is revising the Test Plan and will conduct testing on the memory cards at the request of the manufacturer. Upon completion of this testing, the draft Test Report will be revised and resubmitted to the EAC. For documents related to this test campaign, please visit our website.  Joshua Franklin is the project manager on this test campaign.

Dominion Democracy Suite 4.0. The EAC is currently reviewing the draft Test Report for this test campaign. The EAC will provide feedback to Dominion and Wyle Laboratories (Voting System Test Laboratory) by April 23, 2012. Then, the EAC will work with Dominion and Wyle to resolve the comments and Wyle will submit a revised Test Report. If you would like to view documents related to this test campaign, please visit our website. Jessica Myers is the project manager on this test campaign.

Dominion Sequoia WinEDS 4.0. This system is currently preparing for a limited scope retest at SLI Global Solutions and the EAC will be notified when the testing is complete. The EAC will receive an amended report to review upon completion of all testing in this campaign. For documents related to this test campaign, please visit our website. Jessica Myers is the project manager on this test campaign.

Election Systems & Software (ES&S) Unity 3.2.0.0 Rev. 3. The EAC approved Rev. B of the Test Plan on March 29, 2012. The system is currently completing testing with Wyle Laboratories and the test campaign is progressing on schedule, meeting, or coming in ahead, of all target deadlines. For documents related to this test campaign, please visit our website. Jessica Myers is the project manager on this test campaign.

Election Systems & Software (ES&S) Unity 3.4.0.0. The EAC received a revised Test Plan from Wyle Laboratories. The EAC will provide feedback to Wyle by April 25, 2012. For documents related to this test campaign, please visit our website. Jessica Myers is the project manager on this test campaign.

Election Systems & Software (ES&S) EVS 5.0.0.0. Wyle sent a draft Test Plan to the EAC on March 23, 2012. The EAC finished reviewing the Test Plan and provided feedback to Wyle April 16, 2012. For documents related to this test campaign, please visit our website.  Joshua Franklin is the project manager on this test campaign.

Unisyn Voting Solutions OpenElect Ver. 1.1. The EAC granted certification for this system on April 9, 2012.  For documents related to this test campaign, please visit our website.  Joshua Franklin was the project manager on this test campaign.

If you would like more information about the certification process, please read Chapter 4 and 5 of the Testing and Certification Program Manual.  If you have additional questions or would like additional information about a particular voting system, please email Jessica Myers at jmyers@eac.gov.
 

Back to Blog List


Name:

Location:

Email:

 
Comments:

1500 characters left

The purpose of this blog is to share useful, innovative and practical information about voting and elections with interested parties. EAC also intends to provide this forum to host conversations with the public. EAC encourages the submission of comments from the public and hopes that interested individuals will provide submissions on a regular basis. EAC also recognizes the value of providing this forum to facilitate discussions concerning best practices, solutions, and innovative ideas in election administration.

This is a moderated blog, and EAC will exercise discretion in determining which comments it will and will not post. As a moderated blog, EAC will review all comments before posting to ensure that commenters have complied with EAC’s Blog Code of Conduct. EAC’s decision to post or not post a comment is final and may not be appealed or reconsidered.

EAC expects that participants will treat each other, as well as our agency and our employees with respect. EAC recognizes that the Internet is a 24/7 medium and comments are welcome at any time; however, we will typically review and post comments only during normal business hours.

You may only submit a comment for posting on EAC’s blog if you are older than 13 years of age. You will be asked to re-type a grouping of letters and/or numbers, which indicates that you agree to EAC’s Code of Conduct and also serves as an affirmation that you are older than 13 years of age. Your comment will not be transmitted to EAC for review and posting unless and until you successfully re-type the grouping of letters and/or numbers provided on your comment submission form. Read the full policy.

We look forward to reviewing your comments!

Please input the text and numbers that you see above into the following box in order to post your comment.

 

Comments (0)

 

Find and Follow EAC
  • Watch YouTube Videos posted by the EAC
  • RSS Feed of This Blog
  • Follow us on Twitter!
 
 
Find and Follow Election Officials
  • Find EAC on Facebook
  • Follow EAC on Twitter
 
 

EAC Newsletters
and Updates

Sign up to receive information about EAC activities including public meetings, webcasts, reports and grants.

EAC News & Updates

November 04, 2014
New Online Search Feature for EAC Voting Systems Map EAC has a new online search feature for our Certified Voting Systems Map to see where stat...

November 01, 2014
Voter FAQs & Quick Tips Know the voting process in your State before the next election. From registering to vote t...

November 01, 2014
Ten New Quick Start Guides & Tips for Election Officials EAC has ten new Quick Start Guides with concise tips for election officials on: (1) Educat...

Latest Blog Posts Follow us on Twitter View our YouTube Page RSS Blog Feed
4/17/2012 12:59:00 PM
Voting System Testing Update 4.17.12

EAC will post a “Voting System Testing Update” blog every Tuesday tracking progress made on EAC system certification