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data accuracy data accuracy Description, (1) Data accuracy is defined in terms of ballot position error rate. This rate applies to the voting functions and supporting equipment that capture, record, store, consolidate and report the specific selections, and absence of selections, made by the voter for each ballot position. (2) The system's ability to process voting data absent internal errors generated by the system. It is distinguished from data integrity, which encompasses errors introduced by an outside source.
data integrity data integrity Description, Invulnerability of the system to accidental intervention or deliberate, fraudulent manipulation that would result in errors in the processing of data. It is distinguished from data accuracy that encompasses internal, system-generated errors.
data security data security Description,
deadline deadline Description,
deadline for voting deadline for voting Description,
deceased candidate deceased candidate Description,
decertification decertification Description, Revocation of national or state certification of voting system hardware and software.
declaration of assistance to vote declaration of assistance to vote Description,
declaration of candidacy declaration of candidacy Description,
declaration of intent declaration of intent Description,
declaration of intent to solicit and receive contributions declaration of intent to solicit and receive contributions Description,
declaration of intention declaration of intention Description,
declaration of intention to run for office declaration of intention to run for office Description,
decline to decline to Description,
decryption decryption Description, Process of changing encrypted text into plain text.
defeat defeat Description,
defective ballot defective ballot Description,
delegate delegate Description,
delegation delegation Description,
delete delete Description,

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