Last updated on: 1/28/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Sequoia Voting Systems Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“Sequoia provides complete election technology solutions including voting equipment and election support products such as electronic poll books; customized electronic and hands-on training options; end-to-end ballot layout and production services and complete implementation and support programs… With a wide variety of offerings, Sequoia can customize a total election program that meets your election jurisdiction’s needs and budget.”

“About – Corporate Overview,” Sequoia website (accessed Sep. 23, 2008)

Description:

“Sequoia is a leading international election technology provider with major offices in California, Colorado and New York and an unsurpassed 100-year-plus history of providing accurate, reliable, accessible and innovative voting solutions dating back to the nation’s first lever-based mechanical voting equipment in the 1890s… Sequoia’s voting equipment product suite is includes a comprehensive election management system, precinct-based optical scan voting units, high-speed central count optical scan ballot readers, and full-face and paginating touch screen electronic voting equipment with optional printers that produce voter verified paper records.”

“About – Corporate Overview,” Sequoia website (accessed Sep. 23, 2008)

Mission:

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Quoted in:
  1. Is It Possible for One Person to Vote Multiple Times in the Same Election on an Electronic Voting Machine?
  2. Do Electronic Voting Machines Store Votes in a Manner That Preserves Voter Anonymity?
  3. Do Electronic Voting Machines Allow for Meaningful Audits?
  4. Is There an Effective Method in Place to Assure the Accuracy of Ballot Definition Files?
  5. If There Were a Power Failure, Would Using Electronic Voting Machines Be Possible?
  6. Is It Less Expensive to Conduct an Election Using Electronic Voting Machines Compared to Optical Scan Voting Systems?
  7. Do Electronic Voting Machines Store Votes Securely?
  8. Do Senior Citizens Feel Comfortable Using Electronic Voting Machines?