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Usability and Accessibility of Electronic Pollbooks, Part 1: Usability in the Polling Place

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Author(s)

Whitney Quesenbery, Lynn Baumeister, Shanee Dawkins

Abstract

This publication is a report on the exploration of the use of electronic pollbooks (e-pollbooks) in elections. The scope of this report is on usability and accessibility of e-pollbooks, that is, their use by poll workers and voters, rather than on technical features or costs. This document reports on the use of e-pollbooks in the U.S.; their software, hardware, and interface design, usability, and evaluation. Also presented are the processes in which e-pollbooks are used and state laws encouraging or prohibiting their use.
Citation
Voting Technology Series - 100-3pt1
Report Number
100-3pt1

Keywords

E-pollbooks, elections, electronic pollbooks, human factors, usability, voting

Citation

Quesenbery, W. , Baumeister, L. and Dawkins, S. (2023), Usability and Accessibility of Electronic Pollbooks, Part 1: Usability in the Polling Place, Voting Technology Series, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.VTS.100-3pt1, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=957037 (Accessed July 22, 2024)

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Created December 1, 2023