Elections: 2007 Survey of State Voting System Programs (GAO-08-1147SP, September 2008), an E-supplement to GAO-08-874

Approval Process (cont'd)

16. Does your state have any of the following types of qualified approval in your state's approval process of voting systems?
(Check one in each row)
    State has this type of approval State does not have this type of approval Don't know
  a. Exception (Approval not required under the state approval process)
  b. Emergency (Approval granted when standard approval process cannot be completed before the election)
  c. Conditional (Approval based on requirement that additional actions be taken before system can be used in an election)
  d. Provisional (Approval based on requirement that additional actions are in progress while the system is in use for an election)

17. How often, if applicable, has your state used any of the following types of qualified approval processes after December 2004?
(Check one in each row)
    Not applicable 3 or more times 1 or 2 times Not at all Don't know
  a. Exception
  b. Emergency
  c. Conditional
  d. Provisional

  e. If you have used any of the above types of qualified approval after December 2004, please explain the reason(s) for using each type.

18. Are any voting systems currently undergoing your state's approval process for the 2008 election cycle?
(Check one)

  a. If yes, how many voting systems are currently undergoing approval?

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