Voting System Contracts
The Department of Elections (ELECT) in partnership with the Department of General Services (DGS) has statewide contracts with five voting equipment vendors:
- Dominion Voting Systems, Inc
- Election Service Online
- Election Systems and Software, LLC
- Hart Intercivic, Inc
- Unisyn Voting Solutions, Inc
Voting System Statistics
- Voting Equipment Usage Chart (.xlsx) - Revised 4/8/15*
*DISCLAIMER: The voting equipment totals spreadsheet presents a snapshot of equipment usage statewide reported to the Department of Elections by the local voter registration offices. It is subject to adjustment and change at the local level over time.
The Code of Virginia § 24.2-626 assigns responsibility for procuring voting equipment to the local governing body. Local governing bodies have the authority to purchase and are responsible for maintaining local voting systems. The State Board of Elections certifies equipment for use in Virginia.
Voting Equipment Certified for Use in Virginia
The voting systems listed below have been certified for use in Virginia elections as of July 1, 2012 using requirements and procedures approved by the State Board of Elections. Please contact Gary Fox for system version, vendor contact, or any other additional information. See notes following the chart for vendor updates.
|Accu-Vote OS||Premier Election Solutions||Optical Scan|
|Accu-Vote TSR6||Premier Election Solutions||DRE|
|Accu-Vote TSX||Premier Election Solutions||DRE|
|Automark||Election Systems and Software||Marksense Voter Assist Terminal|
|AVC Advantage||Sequoia Voting Systems||DRE|
|Ballot Now||Hart Intercivic||Optical Scan|
|DS200||Election Systems and Software||Optical Scan|
|Edge||Sequoia Voting Systems||DRE|
|eScan||Hart Intercivic||Optical Scan|
|ExpressVote||Election Systems and Software||Marksense Voter Assist Terminal|
|ImageCast Central (ICC)||Dominion Voting||Optical Scan|
|ImageCast Evolution (ICE)||Dominion Voting||Optical Scan|
|ImageCast Precinct (ICP)||Dominion Voting||Optical Scan|
|Insight||Sequoia Voting Systems||Optical Scan|
|iVotronic||Election Systems and Software||DRE|
|M100||Election Systems and Software||Optical Scan|
|M650||Election Systems and Software||Optical Scan|
|M850||Election Systems and Software||Optical Scan|
|Optech III PE||Sequoia Voting Systems||Optical Scan|
|Patriot MS||Unilect Corporation||Optical Scan|
|OpenElect Voting Central Scan (OVC)||Unisyn||Optical Scan|
|OpenElect Voting Interface (OVI)||Unisyn||ADA Voter Assist Device|
|OpenElect Voting Optical Scan (OVO)||Unisyn||Optical Scan|
|Verity Voting 1.1||Hart Intercivic||Optical Scan|
|Winscan||Advanced Voting Solutions||Optical Scan|
- DRE = Direct Recording Electronic (touch screen type machines).
- EPB = Electronic Pollbook
- Premier Election Solutions voting systems interests were acquired by Election Systems and Software and Dominion Voting Systems in 2009. These companies support Premier equipment.
- Advanced Voting Solutions no longer supports voting equipment. Election Services Online provides support for their systems.
- Dominion Voting Systems acquired Sequoia Voting System in 2010.