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Public Comments & Position Statements

Comments and position statements submitted to the TGDC and NIST are organized into three general areas:

Written Comments and Position Statements Submitted to the TGDC

Date Submitter Title
7/6/2010 Voter Action Letter to TGDC and UOCAVA Working Group            
Attachment 1 - Final Voter Action Letter to EAC            
Attachment 2 - Sequoia Smartmatic Report
12/7/2009 Fair Elections Wisconsin Changes to VVSG Regarding Overvotes
10/29/2009 American Statistical Association - working meeting participants Comments on vote tabulation audits
3/3/2008 Multiple Senders Election Standards Must Comply with the Law and the Public Interest!
12/3/2007 Zulin, A.M. Comment on "Retro-Control" Voting Technology method (html)
9/21/2007 Saltman, Roy G. Improving the Voting Process: A Multi-disciplinary and Politicized Problem (html)
8/16/2007 Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs; The Arc of the United States; National Disability Rights Network; United Cerebral Palsy Comments on TGDC's Draft Volunteer Voting System Guidelines Regarding Paper Ballot Accessibility (html)
8/15/2007 Lewis, Clayton Comment on VVSG Draft (August 2007) (html)
6/12/2007 Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) Comments on VVSG Draft, Chapter 5: Electronic Records Requirements (html)
6/11/2007 Johnson, Richard C. Comments on VVSG Draft, Electronic Records Poll Opening Certificate Requirement (html)
5/31/2007 Backert, Chris Comments on the VVSG and The Innovation Class
5/30/2007 Watson, David Comments on the Requirements on E Poll Books
5/30/2007 Golden, Diane Comments on Accessibility Standards Discussed at May TGDC Meeting
5/24/2007 Saltman, Roy Comments on the VVSG Draft Recommendations on Voter Verified Paper Records
5/21/2007 Saltman, Roy Comments on Section 2.2 of the VVSG, History of Federal Voting System Standards & Guidelines
5/18/2007 Steinbach, Sandy Comments on the Draft VVSG
5/17/2007 AVANTE Comments on providing accessibilities of "voter verified paper ballot" to visually impaired voters
5/15/2007 Golden, Diane Comments on concerns regarding accessibility provisions in the May 15 Version of the VVSG
5/10/2007 Golden, Diane Comments on accessibility discussions of the TGDC and language in the Draft VVSG
5/4/2007 Jones, Douglas W. Comments entitled, "Computer Security Versus the Public's Right to Know
4/26/2007 Baquis, David Comment on Requirements for Accessibility of Paper-based Vote Verification
4/6/2007 Brace, Kim Comments on Electronic Record Capabilities of ES&S and Diebold Voting Systems
3/20/20007 Redish, Ginny Comments on the VVSG especially Chapter 12 on Usability and Accessibility Requirements
3/19/2007 Scott, Josephine Comments on the VVSG, Human Factor Requirements
3/9/2007 Steinbach, Sandra
NASED
Comments on the VVSG, Core Requirements Testing
2/11/2007 Vanderheiden, Gregg Comments entitled, "Brief on Accessible, Verifiable Voting"
1/25/2007 Nelson, Chris Comments on Standards for Ballot Screen Layout Formatting
1/17/2007 Dopp, Kathy How Big Should an Election Audit Be? (no longer available)
1/17/2007 Dopp, Kathy Spreadsheet for Calculating Minimum Audit Sample Sizes no longer available)
1/9/2007 Biddulph, David Comments entitled, "The Path to a Perfect Voting Process in the 21st Century"
12/15/2006   Comments on the Boulder Colorado Election Audit
12/12/2006 Reo, Dominic Comments on Verification of Electronic Votes
12/6/2006 Brownlee, Robert Comments on the Recommendations Regarding Security of E-Voting
12/6/2006 Morales, Fernando Comments on the Protection of Paper Ballot Voting Systems
12/5/2006 Moore, Jim Comments on Banking Analogy and Independent Audits
12/4/2006 Horning, James Comments on Software Independence Resolution
12/4/2006 Gerck, Ed Comments on the Independent Auditing Solution
12/1/2006 Lundell, Jonathan Comments on the "Vote-Verifiable" vs. "Voter Verified" Paper Trail
12/1/2006 Spafford, Eugene Recommendations to the security subcommittee from the Committee of the Association for Computing Machinery
12/1/2006 Hall, Joseph Lorenzo Comments entitled, "Design and the Support of Transparency in VVPAT Systems in the U.S. Voting Systems Market
11/26/2006 Lobdill, Jerry Comments entitled, "Considering Vote Count Distribution in Designing Election Audits"
10/9/2006 Lobdill, Jerry Comments entitled, "Election Audit Sampling Plan - It's Not Just About Sampling Without Replacement"
10/8/2006 Johnson, Seth Comments on Quality Control and the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines
9/25/2006 Dopp, Kathy and Stenger, Frank Comments entitled, "The Election Integrity Audit"
8/16/2006 Stanislevic, Howard Comments entitled, "Random Auditing of E-Voting Systems: How Much is Enough?"
10/29/2005 Miranda, Gina de Registrar's Comment on Computer Voting Equipment
10/19/2005 Farmer, Doc Comment on Lottery Machines and Voting
10/5/2005 Johnson, James Comment on WiFi Threats
10/4/2005 Pfeffer, Carol Comment on Complexity of Voting Guidelines and Lack of Public Oversight
10/2/2005 Hursti, Harri Comment on Votoscope Software
9/29/2005 Citizens for Accurate Mail Ballot Election Results Comments on Voting Systems Guidelines
9/29/2005 Vidal, Felipe Comment on Verifiable Paper Ballots
5/6/2005 Multiple Senders Comments: Election Standards Must Comply with the Law and the Public Interest
4/28/2005 Gideon, John
Voters Unite
Comment on Public Interest Mandate of TGDC
4/27/2005 Valles, Pere
Scytl
Comments Providing Information on Electronic Voting Technologies
4/24/2005 Gideon, John Comments on Issues at the 4/20-21/2005 TGDC Meeting
4/21/2005 National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems Comments on the VVSG
4/21/2005 Reed, James Comments on Voting Standards
4/21/2005 Garrett-Jones, Brooks Comment on Spoiled Ballot Standard
4/19/2005 Ashmore, Rucker Comments regarding the Sip & Puff Switch Activation on Voting Systems
4/19/2005 Starr, Janna
Disability Policy Collaboration
Comments on the needs of the population with cognitive, or intellectual, disabilities
4/18/2005 Pimley, Ann Comments regarding issues using audible ballot

4/19/2005

Johnson, James

Comment on Wireless Requirements

4/17/2005

National Assoc. of State Election Directors

Comment on Voter Verification Issues

4/13/2005

Golden, Diane Cordry

Comment on Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (April 2005)

4/14/05

ES&S International

Comment on NIST Preliminary Report: Disposition of 2002 VSS Requirements

4/14/05

ES&S International

Comment on NIST Preliminary Report: Usability and Accessibility Requirements

4/14/05

ES&S International

Comment on NIST Preliminary Report: Voter Verified Paper Audit Trails

4/14/05

ES&S International

Comment on NIST Preliminary Report: Security Testing

4/14/05

ES&S International

Comment on NIST Preliminary Report: Wireless Communications Requirements

4/14/05

ES&S International

Comment on NIST Preliminary Report: Interim Conformance Clause

4/14/05

ES&S International

Comment on NIST Preliminary Report: Direct and Indirect Verification

4/14/05

ES&S International

Comment on NIST Preliminary Report: Software Distribution & Setup Validation

4/10/05

Swinford, Mike

Comment on Voter Perceptions and Political Deceptions

4/13/05

Webber, David

Comment on PVC Proposals

4/11/05

Morales, Fernando

Comment on Untrustworthy Logic

4/6/05

Pimley, Ann

Comment on Current Audio Accessible Ballots for the Blind

3/28/05

Dent, Kathy

Comment on TGDC Resolution #12-05

3/25/05

Morales, Fernando

False Statements, Minuscule Progress … What Next?

3/22/05

Webber, David

Comment on Council of Europe E-Voting Standards

3/9/05

National Committee for Voting Integrity

Comment on Voting Technology Standards

3/29/05

Webber, David

Trusted Logic Voting Systems with OASIS EML 4.0

2/23/05

Headd, Mark

Phone Based Voting System for the Visually Impaired

2/23/05

Ohringer, Lee

Comment on A Recount Worthy of Trust

2/15/05

Davidson, Thelma

Comment on Election Integrity

2/15/05

Morales, Fernando

Comment on TGDC Resolution# 35-05

2/15/05

Morales, Fernando

Comment on TGDC Resolution# 15-05

2/14/05

Morales, Fernando

Comment on TGDC Resolution# 14-05

2/14/05

Morales, Fernando

Comment on TGDC Resolution# 12-05

2/10/05

Morales, Fernando

Comment on TGDC Resolution# 05-05

2/8/05

Morales, Fernando

Comment on TGDC Resolution# 04-05

2/7/05

Morales, Fernando

Comment on TGDC Resolution# 03-05

2/3/05

Scenga, David

Comment on a Fair Voting Process

2/3/05

Morales, Fernando

Comments on TGDC Resolution 02-05

1/28/2005

Morales, Fernando

Paul Craft's Questionable Behavior

2/01/05

Morales, Fernando

Dr. Williams' Violation Acknowledgement

2/01/05

Ingle, Verda W.

Comment on Electronic Voting

1/25/05

Ananda, Rady

Comment on Electronic Voting Machines

1/24/05

Gaul, Randolph A.

Comment on Verifiable Paper Trail

1/21/05

Porter, Jen

Comment on Resolution 12-05

1/18/05

League of Women Voters of the United States

Comment on Voting Systems and Procedures

1/17/05

The Election Center

Comment on Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail

1/17/05

Morales, Fernando

Comment on Post Election Vote Verification

1/17/05

Morales, Fernando

Comment on 2004 Voting Equipment

1/16/05

Morgan, Clyde Michael

Comment on Paper Ballots

1/12/05

Morales, Fernando

Comments on Transparency and Security

1/14/05

Morales, Fernando

Comments on Paper Absentee Ballots

1/11/05

Morales, Fernando

Comment on IEEE P1583 Conflict of Interest

1/06/05

NEDAP

Comment on the IEEE P1583 Draft Standard

1/1/05

Simons, Barbara

Comment on the IEEE P1583 Voting Standard

1/04/05

Morales, Fernando

Voluntary Voting Guidelines

1/03/05

Democracy Systems, Inc

Recommendations on Verification Systems

12/29/04

Biddulph, David

The "Perfect Voting System"

12/26/04

Corry, Charles E.

Comment on the IEEE P1583 Standard

12/26/04

Kolwicz, Al

Comment on the IEEE P1583 Draft Standard

12/21/04

Klammer, Pete

Comment on the IEEE P1583 Draft Standard

12/20/04

Adler, Jim

Comment on IEEE P1583 Draft Standard

12/20/04

Mercuri, Rebecca

Comment on the IEEE P1583 Draft Standard

12/20/04

Lipsio, Vincent J.

Comment on the IEEE P1583 Draft Standard: Part 1, Part 2

12/18/04

Aragon, David

Comment on the IEEE P1583 Draft Standard

12/17/04

Klein, Stanley A.

Comment on the IEEE P1583 Draft Standard

12/13/04

AVANTE International

2002/2005 VSS Issues re: Accessibility

12/13/04

AVANTE International

2002/2005 VSS Issues re: Accuracy

12/13/04

AVANTE International

2002/2005 VSS Issues re: Accuracy-Security-Reliability

11/19/04

Hundt, Christopher

Building Trust and Confidence

9/19/04

Hacke, Peter

Paper Trail

9/18/04

Wheeler, David

Electronic Voting System

9/17/04

Moore, Haley

Voting Booth Standards

9/16/04

Samuel, Stephen

Easter Eggs/Types of Certainty

9/15/04

Archer, Derek

Paper Trail

9/15/04

Gordon, Allen

Electronic Voting

9/15/04

Penna, Craig Della

Register Tape

9/15/04

Ling, Chen

Electronic Voting

9/15/04

Weatherford, Matt

Paper Audit Trail

9/15/04

Salsman, James

HAVA Testimony

9/15/04

Vitolo, Thomas

Trustworthy Electronic Voting

9/15/04

Gray, Nathaniel

Electronic Voting

9/15/04

Querin, David

E-Voting

9/15/04

Hourihan, James

Voting Comment

 

Building Trust & Confidence in Voting Systems Voting Symposium (December 10-11, 2003)
Position Statements submitted to NIST

(Also see the symposium agenda for links to the presentations)

Submitter

Title

ACM U.S. Public Policy Council (USACM)

Policy Brief: E-Voting Technology and Standards

[no longer available]

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)

AAPD Policy Statement on Voter Verified Paper Ballots

California Secretary of State (Kevin Shelley)

Secretary of State's Ad Hoc Touch Screen Task Force Report

Common Cause

Position on Election Reform [no longer available]

Chaum, David

Secret-Ballot Receipts and Transparent Integrity: Better and Less-Costly Electronic Voting at Polling Places

Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

Election Reform and Electronic Voting Systems (DREs): Analysis of Security Issues (Congressional Research Service)

Federal Election Commission (FEC)

Voting Systems Performance and Test Standards: an Overview

Herrnson, Paul S.

University of Maryland Center for American Politics and Citizenhsip

A Study of Voting Technology and Ballot Design

Jones, Douglas W.University of Iowa, Department of Computer Science

Building Trust and Confidence: Why Trustworthy Voting Systems Require Institutionalized Distrust

Kolwicz, Al

Citizens for Accurate Mail Ballot Election Results (CAMBER)

How Should We Vote?

McBurnett, Neal

Disclosure of Software for Voting Systems

Internet Voting: Issues and Legislation (Congressional Research Service)

Rubin, Avi

Analysis of an Electronic Voting System

Saltman, Roy G.

Auditability of Non-Ballot, Poll-Site Voting Systems



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