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.

  • Democracy Live
    • LiveBallot version 1.9.1
      • May 28, 2014 – Approval issued for use with GEMS and Unity
      • June 10, 2014 – Approval request submitted for Democracy Suite 4.14.17, EVS 4.0.3.0, and Sequoia 3.0177
      • July 3, 2014 – Interim Approval issued for use with Democracy Suite 4.14.17, EVS 4.0.3.0, and 3WinEDS 3.0177
  • 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
  • Clear Ballot
    • Clear Audit, Version 1.0.3
      • June 25, 2014 – BVSC received technical data package
      • July 2, 2014 – BVSC received install files for ClearAudit 1.0.3. Testing resumed




Last updated - July 7, 2014