VOTING -- ELECTIONS EQUIPMENT

COMPUTER Equipment Terms

General:

InPut equipment and methods: Keyboard, paper tape, punch cards, Mouse, floppy-disk, CD, Joy-Stick, Push-Button-Box, Scanner, Microphone, Touch-Screen, Network, Modem, FlashCards, SmartCards, Cable, WiFi (wireless).

OutPut equipment and methods: punch cards, floppy-disk, CD, printer, screen, loudspeaker, Network, Modem, FlashCards, SmartCards, Cable, WiFi (wireless).

Memory Storage: fixed-disk, floppy-disk, CD, RAM.

Programs, While in Creation: Source Code, Compiler (translator), Object Code.

Programs, While in Use: Object Code, Local Memory, Remote Memory.

 

Equipment For Voting:

At the traditional Polling Place.

At "home", by Absentee Ballot.

At special Voting Places.

At "home", by the Internet.

 

Equipment For Counting:

At the traditional Polling Place.

At an intermediary Elections Sub-Office.

At the Central Elections Office.

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