RESOURCES

Explore the organizations partnering with VSAP, find out how other government organizations are approaching voting systems and take a look at a few voting system designs from around the nation.

PARTNERS

Click below to learn more about the organizations working with the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk on the Voting Systems Assessment Project.

GOVERNMENT

Click below to explore other government agencies involved in the voting and election process.

OTHER VOTING SYSTEMS AND RESOURCES

Click below to discover voting systems designs from around the nation as well as ideas on voter-centered design.

Name Name / Website Description
VSAP Request for Information RFI for VSAP (RFI #17-001)
http://vsap.lavote.net/request-for-information/
Los Angeles County issued a Request for Information on April 24, 2017 to hear directly from vendors about their interest in potentially partnering with the County to bring the VSAP vision to fruition. It also sought input from the vendors on partnership models that would enable successful development and implementation of VSAP.
Video: Democracy by Design http://vsap.lavote.net/video-gallery/ Informative video about the vision of VSAP and the human-centered design approach
Video: VSAP New Voting Experience http://vsap.lavote.net/video-gallery/ Brief video provides overview of the new voting experience in Los Angeles County resulting from VSAP
VSAP Phase I Report – July 9, 2010 http://vsap.lavote.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/07092010_phase_i_project_report.pdf Summarizes completion of the initial research phase of VSAP
Open Design Search for voting system development and implementation https://lavote.net/Documents/vsap/_05032012_open_design_search_report.pdf Summarizes Los Angeles County’s Open Design Search, which included: 1) Open Innovation Challenge and 2) Voter Experience Brainstorming Workshops
VSAP Phase III: System Design and Engineering http://vsap.lavote.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/VSAP-Phase-III-Report.pdf Summarizes completion of VSAP Phase III
Final Concept of the Ballot Marking Device (BMD) http://vsap.lavote.net/design-concepts-2/ Shows the final concept design of the BMD, along with a short video showing the use of the touch screen
VSAP Quarterly Reports http://vsap.lavote.net/reports/ Summarizes VSAP activity quarterly from 2010 – 2017
California Elections Code Division 19, Chapter 3, Certification of Voting Systems, as amended by Senate Bill 360 (2013-2014) https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201320140SB360 Senate Bill 360 of 2013-2014 changed California Elections Code procedures and criteria for the certification and approval of a voting system; expands the use of Voting Modernization Fund monies; and authorizes a county to use those monies to purchase a conditionally approved voting system for research and development of a nonproprietary voting system that uses disclosed source code, and other key changes that are relevant to VSAP.
California Elections Code Division 4, Chapter 1, Conditions for Mail Ballot Elections, as amended by Senate Bill 450 (2015-2016) (the California Voter’s Choice Act) https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201520160SB450 The California Voter’s Choice Act changed California Elections Code to permit counties to conduct elections in which every voter is mailed a ballot and information on vote centers and ballot drop-off locations which are available prior to and on election day, in lieu of operating polling places for the election, subject to certain conditions.
California Voting System Standards http://admin.cdn.sos.ca.gov/regulations/elections/california-voting-system-standards.pdf Describes the requirements for the electronic components of voting systems.
California Secretary of State Certification and Approval http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voting-systems/certification-and-approval/ Provides an overview of the review and testing process for Certification by the California Secretary of State, including the application requirements.
BMD Appearance Model http://vsap.lavote.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/5.2-BMD-appearance-model.pdf Provides detailed references to the design aspects of the Ballot Marking Device.
BMD Ballot Specification Deck http://vsap.lavote.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/BMD-Ballot-Specification-Deck-for-RFI-Response.pdf Provides detailed references to the design aspects of the ballots to be used with the Ballot Marking Device.
VBM Ballot Specification Deck http://vsap.lavote.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/VBM-Ballot-Specification-Deck-for-RFI-Response.pdf Provides detailed references to the design aspects of the ballots to be used with the Vote by Mail.
November 8, 2016 General Election Media Kit http://lavote.net/Documents/News_Releases/11082016-media-kit.pdf Provide an overview of the County’s election process and electorate statistics.

PARTNERS

Click below to learn more about the organizations working with the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk on the Voting Systems Assessment Project.

GOVERNMENT

Click below to explore other government agencies involved in the voting and election process.

OTHER VOTING SYSTEMS AND RESOURCES

Click below to discover voting systems designs from around the nation as well as ideas on voter-centered design.

PARTNERS

Click below to learn more about the organizations working with the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk on the Voting Systems Assessment Project.

IDEO

VOTING TECHNOLOGY PROJECT

ACCESSIBLE VOTING TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE

GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH INSTITUTE

GOVERNMENT

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CALIFORNIA SECRETARY OF STATE

ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION ON ELECTION ADMINISTRATION

OTHER VOTING SYSTEMS

Click below to discover voting systems designs from around the nation as well as ideas on voter-centered design.

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY PRIME III VOTING SYSTEM

TRAVIS COUNTY STAR VOTING SYSTEM  

STAR Voting System diagram

CENTER FOR CIVIC DESIGN