Secretary of State News Release, 03/18/04
Today California Secretary of State Kevin Shelley released draft standards that will be used to facilitate the development and certification of an "accessible voter verified paper audit trail (AVVPAT)".
In releasing the draft standards, Secretary of State Shelley said they "will be used by voting system manufacturers to help develop the next generation of California's electronic voting machine."
He invited the public to comment on these draft standards over the next thirty days, through April 19, 2004. Comments may be submitted:
In writing: Secretary of State Kevin Shelley
Attn: AVVPAT Draft Standards
1500 11th Street, 5th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Via email: AVVPAT@ss.ca.gov
Via fax: 916-653-3214