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Term Definition
accessibility accessibility Description, Measurable characteristics that indicate the degree to which a system is available to, and usable by, individuals with disabilities. The most common disabilities include those associated with vision, hearing and mobility, as well as cognitive disabilities.
accessibility requirements accessibility requirements Description,
accessible facility accessible facility Description,
accessible voting station accessible voting station Description, Voting station equipped for individuals with disabilities.
accordance accordance Description,
accreditation accreditation Description, Formal recognition that a laboratory is competent to carry out specific tests or calibrations.
accreditation body accreditation body Description, (1) Authoritative body that performs accreditation. (2) An independent organization responsible for assessing the performance of other organizations against a recognized standard, and for formally confirming the status of those that meet the standard.
accuracy accuracy Description, (1) Extent to which a given measurement agrees with an accepted standard for that measurement. (2) Closeness of the agreement between the result of a measurement and a true value of the particular quantity subject to measurement. Accuracy is a qualitative concept and is not interchangeable with precision. Version 1.0 Volume I: Voting System Performance Guidelines Appendix A: Glossary A-4
accuracy for voting systems accuracy for voting systems Description, Ability of the system to capture, record, store, consolidate and report the specific selections and absence of selections, made by the voter for each ballot position without error. Required accuracy is defined in terms of an error rate that for testing purposes represents the maximum number of errors allowed while processing a specified volume of data.
Accu-vote optical scan Accu-vote optical scan Description,
Act of Congress Act of Congress Description,
acting acting Description,
active candidates active candidates Description,
active registered voter active registered voter Description,
active status active status Description,
address change address change Description,
adjudicated incompetent adjudicated incompetent Description,
adjust the contrast of your ballot adjust the contrast of your ballot Description,
administer administer Description,
administration administration Description,

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