**Election Systems & Software**

**Election Systems & Software** (ES&S) is an Omaha, Nebraska-based company that manufactures and sells voting machine services.

ES&S is a subsidiary of McCarthy Group, LLC, which is jointly held by the holding firm and the Omaha World-Herald Company, the publisher of Nebraska's largest newspaper. As of 2007 it was the largest manufacturer of voting machines in the United States, claiming customers in 1,700 localities. As of 2007 it had approximately 350 employees; 2005 revenues were $117 million. In December 2011, the Election Assistance Commission issued a formal notice of investigation into the DS200 Precinct Count Optical Scanner because of three operational anomalies.

Read more about Election Systems & Software: History

### Other articles related to "systems, system":

... Linear dynamical

**systems**can be solved in terms of simple functions and the behavior of all orbits classified ... In a linear

**system**the phase space is the N-dimensional Euclidean space, so any point in phase space can be represented by a vector with N numbers ... The analysis of linear

**systems**is possible because they satisfy a superposition principle if u(t) and w(t) satisfy the differential equation for the vector field (but not necessarily the initial ...

... has been observed in the laboratory in a variety of

**systems**, including electrical circuits, lasers, oscillating chemical reactions, fluid dynamics, and ... in nature include changes in weather, the dynamics of satellites in the solar

**system**, the time evolution of the magnetic field of celestial bodies, population growth in ... mechanics works in the context of chaotic

**systems**...

... In the

**system**studied, "Hadamard's billiards", Hadamard was able to show that all trajectories are unstable in that all particle trajectories diverge exponentially from one another, with a ... when it first became evident for some scientists that linear theory, the prevailing

**system**theory at that time, simply could not explain the observed behaviour of certain ... "noise" was considered by chaos theories as a full component of the studied

**systems**...

... Interoperability is the ability of diverse

**systems**and organizations to work together (inter-operate) ... The term is often used in a technical

**systems**engineering sense, or alternatively in a broad sense, taking into account social, political, and organizational factors that impact

**system**to ... was initially defined for IT

**systems**or services and only allows for information to be exchanged (see definition below), a more generic definition could be this one ...

... Chaos theory studies the behavior of dynamical

**systems**that are highly sensitive to initial conditions, an effect which is popularly referred to as the butterfly effect ... yield widely diverging outcomes for such dynamical

**systems**, rendering long-term prediction impossible in general ... This happens even though these

**systems**are deterministic, meaning that their future behavior is fully determined by their initial conditions, with no random elements involved ...

### Famous quotes containing the words election and/or systems:

“What a glorious time they must have in that wilderness, far from mankind and *election* day!”

—Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

“The geometry of landscape and situation seems to create its own *systems* of time, the sense of a dynamic element which is cinematising the events of the canvas, translating a posture or ceremony into dynamic terms. The greatest movie of the 20th century is the Mona Lisa, just as the greatest novel is Gray’s Anatomy.”

—J.G. (James Graham)