Characteristics of Currently Available Ballot Marking Devices, by Vendor

Date: October 2019
Author: Verified Voting
Issue: Voting Equipment, Paper Records, Election Security

Publication Summary

Our guide comparing the features of ballot marking devices (BMDs) available in the United States.

The guide is intended to be a useful comparison chart between the various BMD vendors and devices for informational purposes. We attempted to collect the most meaningful characteristics that would help in evaluating the differences among systems. As detailed in Verified Voting’s Policy on Direct Recording Electronic Voting Machines and Ballot Marking Devices, Verified Voting does not endorse any specific vendor or device. Check out The Verifier to see an interactive map of voting equipment in use throughout the United States.