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Minimum requirements for all proposals include a fully integrated System that consists of: 1) precinct ballot counters, 2) central ballot counters, 3) ballot marking devices, 4) administrative ballot printers, 5) System administrative components, 5) implementation services, 6) postimplementation technical support and maintenance 7) staff training and 8) documentation.
In order to allow the divestiture buyer to better serve disabled voters, ES&S must also grant a fully paid-up, irrevocable, perpetual license to use the AutoMARK, ES&S's ballot marking device for which Premier had a limited license prior to the acquisition.
The paper ballot system can be teamed up with a newly certified AutoMARK ballot marking device which is highly accessible for those with audio or visual disabilities, or a language barrier.
The AutoMARK ballot marking device enables voters with vision and physical disabilities to make clearly marked selections on the paper ballot using voice guidance navigation or a "sip n' puff" accessibility device.
The company pioneered and invented DRE with VVPAT, auditable OMR voting solutions, ballot marking device and system and many other voting system improvements with 18 issued and pending US patents.
So election administrators should adopt blended systems, such as a combination of optical scan ballots, electronic ballot marking devices with appropriate accessibility features, and multi- lingual paper ballots.
AVANTE Ballot Marking Device has been proven to be reliable and easy to use in more than half of all New York State counties over the last two years.
Holly Jacobson, Finley's co-director at Voter Action, noted that good alternatives exist to the unreliable electronic voting machines: "Paper balloting, with ballot marking devices for the disabled, is a less expensive, more secure and accountable option, which is why states like Michigan and New Mexico and hundreds of counties around the country have switched or are making the switch in time for the November elections," she said.