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Glossary Term Definition
U.S. congressman
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC)
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Representative
U.S. Senate
U.S. Senator
unauthorized use
under oath
undervote Occurs when the number of choices selected by a voter in a contest is less than the maximum number allowed for that contest or when no selection is made for a single choice contest.
unenrolled candidate
unexpired term
Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA)
uniformed services voter
United States citizen
United States congressman
United States Department of Justice
upon receipt
usability Effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction with which a specified set of users can achieve a specified set of tasks in a particular environment. Usability in the context of voting refers to voters being able to cast valid votes as they intended quickly, without errors, and with confidence that their ballot choices were recorded correctly. It also refers to the usability of the setup and operation in the polling place of voting equipment.
usability testing Encompasses a range of methods that examine how users in the target audience actually interact with a system, in contrast to analytic techniques such as usability inspection.