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Meeting Minutes: July 11, 2019 (approved September 12, 2019)

Elections Commission
City and County of San Francisco
William Walker, Secretary
Open Source Voting System Technical Advisory Committee
Christopher Jerdonek, Chair
Roan Kattouw, Vice Chair
Carl Hage
Tony Wasserman
Open Source Voting System Technical Advisory Committee (OSVTAC)
of the San Francisco Elections Commission
Thursday, July 11, 2019
6:00 p.m.
City Hall, Room 421
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, California 94102

Order of Business

1. Call to Order & Roll Call

Chair Jerdonek called the meeting to order at 6:04 p.m. Present: Members Hage, Jerdonek, Kattouw.

Chair Jerdonek announced that Member Philips has resigned from TAC due to moving to Southern California. The move was anticipated, but the exact month wasn’t known until recently.

Chair Jerdonek also reported that Member Wasserman told him that he was working on preparing his talk for OSCON. (Member attendance at this special working meeting had previously been announced as optional.)

2. General Public Comment


3. Voting System Component Development

During this item the committee members worked on the committee’s open source election results reporter (ORR) and improving the output of the ORR demo page. The demo page is viewable at: https://github.com/OSVTAC/osv-results-demo

Member Hage worked on updating the contest-status loaders to include turnout with the results.

Member Kattouw worked on a number of improvements to the display (e.g. fixing the nesting of list items, using bigger headers, hiding the 50% cutoff line when it displays outside of their table, etc).

Chair Jerdonek worked on adding a --skip-pdf command-line option to the orr script.

Public comment: None.

Adjourned at 9:24 p.m.