The Secretary of State, pursuant to the authority granted in Elections Code Section 19232 withdraws certification and conditional approval of all California voting systems, in whole or in part, not tested and certified to the California Voting System Standards (CVSS), effective August 27, 2019. Elections Code section 19232 states that “the Secretary of State may decertify any voting system or part thereof, determined to be defective, obsolete, or unacceptable.” The voting systems being decertified contain obsolete hardware and software components, and employ end-of-life operating systems that are no longer supported. This Notice of Withdrawal does not apply to other voting technology such as Remote Accessible Vote By Mail systems (RAVBMs) or Electronic PollBooks.


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