Samuelson Clinic Submitted Comments to U.S. Election Assistance Commission
On September 30, 2005, the Samuelson Clinic submitted to the United States Election Assistance Commission a public comment on behalf of A Center for Correct, Usable, Reliable, Auditable and Transparent Elections (ACCURATE), and ACCURATE affiliates, regarding the proposed 2005 Voluntary Voting System Guidelines. ACCURATE is a multi-institution, interdisciplinary, academic research project funded by the National Science Foundations (NSF) CyberTrust Program. ACCURATE is conducting research aimed at investigating software architecture, tamper-resistant hardware, cryptographic protocols and verification systems as applied to electronic voting systems. In addtion, ACCURATE is evaluating system usability and how public policy, in combination with technology, can better safeguard voting nationwide.