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OVCS (OpenElect® Voting Central Scan)

Leading innovation in the Election industry

The OpenElect® Voting Central Scan (OVCS) resides at election headquarters. It is a bulk scanner designated to read absentee and provisional ballots, and to perform recounts.

The OVCS also captures Write-In data images and produces a Write-In image report for manual processing upon request.

Enhanced Speed and Security

Multifaceted, Flexible and Comprehensive


Provides adjudication whereby a qualified group is allowed to review error conditions on a ballot and adjust the ballot record according to the voter’s
perceived intent.

The OVCS allows for:


High levels of physical and software security

Physical measures, coupled with comprehensive procedures, ensure proper and effective security and integrity during equipment preparation, testing, repair and use.

Flexibility in Program Design and Support Services

Resources, best practices and leading-edge technology provides our clients with the skills and tools needed to efficiently conduct local elections.

Features and Benefits