The Cost of Automating Elections

8 Pages Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last revised: 9 Aug 2015

Date Written: June, 23 2008

Abstract

This paper reviews media reports and journal articles on cost of automating elections through electronic voting machines. Machine costs for touch-screens and optical scanners are compared, and various other capital, operating and maintenance, and personnel costs are estimated as a percentage of the initial machine costs.

Keywords: automation election, electronic voting, cost, expense

Suggested Citation

Verzola, Roberto, The Cost of Automating Elections (June, 23 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1150267 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1150267

Roberto Verzola (Contact Author)

SRI Pilipinas ( email )

110 V.Luna Road Extension
Sikatuna Village
Quezon City, 1101
Philippines

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