Project Icon

IEEE Project

P1622.5 - Standard for Election Systems Usability and Accessibility

This standard facilitates the evaluation of the voting system user experience and, hence, the usability and accessibility performance of the voting systems without specifying detailed designs of the hardware and user interface. It sets forth requirements for designing usable and accessible systems that are specific for voting systems.This standard defines the requirements for usability and accessibility for voting systems. Voting systems include election administration systems, election management systems, vote capture devices, and tabulation devices that present voting information to voters, poll workers, election officials, and any other users. This standard specifies the requirements needed to make a voting system functional, acceptable, usable and accessible by all, including those with disabilities, while maintaining appropriate levels of voter security and confidentiality. The standard defines the user experience by leveraging user interface and interaction design best practices, existing accessible and universal design standards, and by examining workflow and user needs through human factors systems engineering.
  • Status: Active Project Help

Get Involved In The Development Of This Standard

Contact the IEEE-SA Liaison Simply click here to voice your interest. Jonathan Goldberg
Learn More About Standards ParticipationAnyone can participate, there are a variety of programs and services to facilitate the involvement of industry and the public. More
Become a Member and Ballot on this StandardMembership empowers you to participate & lead in the development of standards. Tell Me More

Standards Help

IEEE-SA Standards Development Services are proven to expedite the process by 40%. Click here to learn more!