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Military and Overseas Voters

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Voting Systems Under Test

EAC Certification Program is to provide clear procedures to Manufacturers for the testing and certification of voting systems to specified Federal standards consistent with the requirements of HAVA Section 231(a)(1).

Under this program, the testing and review process requires the completion of an application, employment of an EAC-accredited laboratory for system testing, and technical analysis of the laboratory test report by the EAC. The result of this process is an Initial Decision on Certification.

Below is a comprehensive update of all voting systems in for EAC certification. To track the weekly progress of each test campaign, check out our "Voting System Testing Update" blogs.  

 Systems Under Test
Highlighted box indicates current phase of test campaign
Voting System Name
Application Accepted
Pre-Test Plan
Test Plan
Test Report
Final Certification Process
ClearVote 1.4 PRO V&V 05/04/2016          
EVS (Modification)  NTS ES&S 09/14/2016          
elect Quad Audit 4.4.0 PRO V&V Everyone Counts 10/06/2016          
SLI Hart InterCivic 01/27/2017          
OpenElect PRO V&V Unisyn 11/03/2016          
OpenElect 2.0


The Clear Ballot Group

ClearVote 1.4

01/18/17 -- Draft Test Plan - Rev. B (PV&V)

01/05/17 -- Draft Test Plan - Rev. A (PV&V)

11/29/16 -- Draft Test Plan (PV&V)

05/04/16 -- Approval Letter of Voting System Testing Application Package


Election Systems and Sofftware 

EVS (Modification)

02/24/17 -- EAC Initial Decision Granting Certification

02/21/17 -- Draft Test Report - Rev. 2 (NTS) 

02/13/17 -- Draft Test Report - Rev. 1 (NTS)

01/13/17 -- Draft Test Report (NTS)

12/12/16 -- Approval Letter - Test Plan Rev. 5

12/09/16 -- Approved Test Plan - Rev. 5 (NTS)

12/07/16 -- Draft Test Plan - Rev. 4 (NTS)

12/06/16 -- Draft Test Plan - Rev. 3 (NTS)

11/30/16 -- Draft Test Plan - Rev. 2 (NTS)

10/04/16 -- Draft Test Plan - Rev. 1 (NTS)

09/29/16 -- Draft Test Plan (NTS)

09/14/16 -- Approval Letter of Voting System Testing Application Package


Everyone Counts

eLect Quad Audit 4.4.0

11/23/16 -- Draft Test Plan (PV&V)

10/06/16 -- Approval Letter of Voting System Testing Application Package 


Hart InterCivic

Verity Voting 2.2.1

02/23/17 -- Draft Test Report - Ver. 1.0 (SLI) 

02/23/17 -- Approval Letter - Test Plan Ver. 1.1

02/21/17 -- Approved Test Plan - Ver. 1.1 (SLI)

02/02/17 -- Draft Test Plan - Ver. 1.0 (SLI)

01/27/17 -- Approval Letter of Voting System Testing Application Package


MicroVote General Corp.

EMS 4.2 (Modification)

03/08/16 -- Draft Test Plan (PV&V)

02/19/16 -- Approval Letter of Voting System Testing Application Package


Unisyn Voting Solutions


02/03/17 -- Approval Letter - Test Plan Rev. B (PV&V)

02/01/17 -- Approved Test Plan - Rev. B (PV&V)

01/24/17 -- Draft Test Plan - Rev. A (PV&V)

12/21/16 -- Draft Test Plan (PV&V)

11/03/16 -- Approval Letter of Voting System Testing Application Package


OpenElect 2.0

01/25/17 -- Approval Letter of Voting System Testing Application Package