Florida Department of State

  • Room 316, R.A. Gray Building
  • 500 South Bronough Street
  • Tallahassee, Fl 32399-0250
  • (850)245-6200

Division of Elections

Voting Systems

Certification Status and Test Schedule


Note: When a public observation is scheduled, those dates will be posted below, but are subject to change. Please contact the Bureau of Voting Systems Certification at (850) 245-6220 for the latest information. Unless the examination location is otherwise indicated, all examinations will be at Clifton Building, 2661 Executive Center Circle, Tallahassee, Florida from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

  • Clear Ballot Group
    • Clear Audit, Version 1.0.3
      • August 18 2014 – Interim approval issued through January 1, 2016 for use with ES&S EVS, Unity, and GEMs; Dominion Democracy Suite and GEMS
        • NOTE: Interim approval is granted for elections created/coded by 'precinct style' only
    • ClearAudit, Version 1.0.6
      • September 24, 2014 – Technical data package (TDP) received
      • September 25, 2014 – Began TDP review/test prep
  • ES&S–EVS
    • EVS Release 4.5.0.0, Version 2
      • March 20, 2014 – Began public testing
      • April 8, 2014 – ES&S requested application modification (updated software version for wireless modeming)
      • April 9, 2014 – Acknowledged/accepted application modification
      • April 16, 2014 – ES&S requested application modification to address the ‘heartbleed bug’
      • April 17, 2014 – BVSC returned application status to incomplete
      • April 18, 2014 – ES&S requested application modification to address problem discovered during testing
      • April 24, 2014 – BVSC received updated trusted build
      • April 29, 2014 – ES&S requested application modification to address problem discovered during testing
      • April 29, 2014 – BVSC returned application status to incomplete
      • May 9, 2014 – BVSC received updated trusted build
      • May 16, 2014 – BVSC notified ES&S that application was again complete. Testing resumed
      • July 8, 2014 – Testing suspended




Last updated - October 6, 2014