Yes. The new system meets all state and federal testing and certification requirements. South Carolina also requires each voting unit to go through several levels of third-party acceptance testing and analysis before being accepted for use. The Federal Voting System Standards are available to the public on the Federal Election Commission Web site ( Most of the previous voting systems that election officials seek to replace either have not been subject to third-party testing or have not been tested to the same rigorous standards that are now required for new systems.