Submission number Pages of Content Broadly in Favour Mentions VVAT Deals with Accuracy Deals with Secrecy Deals with Testing Professional IT status (if given) Notes
1 1 No   yes   yes    
2 1 Neutral     yes     Asks commission to consider the release of tally information a threat to secrecy
3 1 Neutral           Asks for facility to spoil a vote
4 1 No yes yes   yes Vice President of the ISSA No risk assessment no comprehensive testing.
5 2 No       yes 40 years of professional experience  
6 1 No yes yes     40 years of analytical programming experience Points out the possibility of manipulating random transfers
7 1 No yes          
8 198 Neutral (though references anti-evoting material extensively) yes yes yes yes   Rather than an original written submission this submitter has collated articles, papers, speeches, Dáil records, blog entries and exhastitively submitted them as attachments.
9 1 Neutral     yes      
10 1 No     yes      
11 1 No   yes       Documents and actual case of the machine not working during the Nice Referendum
12 1 No yes          
13 1 Neutral            
14 1 Neutral   yes       Asks for source-code
15 1 Neutral     yes   Long experience of computing and programming as well as a former presiding officer Asks for source-code
16 1 No   yes        
17 3 No            
18 1 No yes          
19 1 No yes          
20 1 No yes          
21 1 No            
22 1 No yes          
23 1 Neutral            
24 1 No yes yes yes      
25 1 No     yes      
26 1 No            
27 1 No yes yes       mentions limit of number of candidates as a problem for accuracy
28 1 Neutral            
29 1 No     yes      
30 1 No yes          
31 1 No yes yes yes      
32 1 No yes          
33 1 Neutral (but raises questions similar to those opposed)           requests material needed to give a submissions, source-code and so on
34 1 Neutral            
35 1 No yes         points out need for VVAT and then also points out need for online-voting
36 2 No            
37 1 No yes         asks for source-code supports constitutional challenge if no VVAT
38 1 Yes           says it's a great idea and will all work out if given a chance
39 1 No yes yes   yes Retired fellow of the ICS  
40 1 No yes       IT professional  
41 1 Neutral           Asks for source-code
42 2 No yes   yes      
43 1 Neutral           Asks for source-code and so on
44 1 No            
45 1 No         lecturer in DIT Written in Irish points out that the data protection act specified a right to freedom from automated decision making
46 1 No            
47 2 No            
48 1 No   yes        
49 1 No            
50 1 No   yes     Software engineer Points out the 100% in software is incredibly rare and expensive
51 1 No   yes        
52 1 No     yes     Points out the presence of a beep gives away how many preferences a voter expresses or may embarrass a voter who is changing a large ammount of preferences following a mistake and this is non-secret
53 2 No   yes yes yes    
54 1 Neutral            
55 1 No            
56 1 No yes yes        
57 1 No yes          
58 1 No yes          
59 1 No            
60 4 No yes          
61 1 No yes          
62 2 No yes         Proposes that we vote on paper and votes be input into computers for counting at the counting centre
63 4 No yes          
64 1 No yes          
65 2 No yes yes yes   Nearly 50 years in IT, TCD lecturer Baltimore and so on  
66 1 No            
67 1 No     yes     suggests sattelite tracking of ballot records
68 9 No yes yes yes yes    
69 3 No       yes    
70 1 No       yes   Asks for source-code
71 1 No            
72 1 No            
73 1 Yes (though possibly neutral)           Presiding officer who states that no voters expressed anxiety
74 4 No yes yes yes yes   Detailed report specific to the IES and Nedap systems criticises and points out inconsistencies in the audits.
75 1 No yes yes        
76 1 No yes          
77 1 No yes yes yes yes   Raises size of the photos and text as a secrecy issue - as reliance on voting officials may be required for those of poor sight
78 2 No yes yes       "Appalled" at maintaining the random element
79 1 No yes          
80 21 No yes yes yes yes   Contains copies of correspondence to/from the minister on the matter.
81 1 No yes     yes    
82 8 No yes yes yes yes Worked in the computer industry for nearly 20 years Points out the new way of dealing with postal votes is potentially much less secret
83 2 No   yes        
84 1 No yes          
85 1 No yes         Roscommon County Council passed a resolution calling on the commission to ensure that Electronic Voting not take place until a VVAT is added.
86 6 No   yes   yes    
87 6 No yes yes     A fellow of the ICS  
88 1 No           objects as submitter is certain that a political party will subvert the system
89 6 No   yes   yes 13 years professional experience  
90 1 No yes yes        
91 32 No yes yes yes yes   See the ICTE website
92 11 Yes yes yes yes yes Computer analyst and programmer of 30 years experience A rebuttal of common pro-VVAT arguments
93 3 No yes yes   yes Software Industry for 10 years  
94 1 No yes yes yes      
95 1 No yes yes yes yes    
96 2 No yes yes     an IT profressional  
97 20 No yes yes yes      
98 19 Yes yes yes yes yes   Suggests a random audit of machines as a possibility. Reveals that the commission has expressed an interest in obtainting the source-code Powervote however are reluctant to giving it. Attaches press releases and material from previous users.
99 2 No yes   yes yes    
100 8 No yes yes yes yes   another copy of Shane Hogan's report
101 5 No yes yes yes yes    
102 7 No yes yes yes yes   See the ICS or ICTE website
103 2 No yes yes yes      
104 2 No       yes    
105 4 No yes yes   yes   Asks for source-code
106 3 No yes yes yes yes   See "at what cost" website
107 1 No yes          
108 1 No yes         Agrees with ICTE on the point of a VVAT
109 44 No yes yes yes yes   See the ICTE website
110 66 Yes yes yes yes yes   Structured as a summary of the system followed by a rebuttal for the need for VVAT as well as correspondence from constituencies in which E-voting is used.
111 2 No yes          
112 1 No           Written in Irish criticises lack of information
113 1 No       yes    
114 85 No yes yes yes yes   See the ICTE website
115 1 No   yes yes     documents an example of a non-secret vote machine deactivation in spite of the zero spoiled votes claim
116 27 No yes yes yes yes   Detailed IES-specific report from the NOTA campaign
117 2 No   yes       Criticises use of access
118 1 No yes         Advocated use of paper trail and includes lotto-like example
119 1 No yes          
120 1 Neutral            
121 3 No yes yes yes yes    
122 5 Yes   yes yes     Suggests a random test of the machines on the day by the commission
123 2 No yes          
124 1 No            
125 1 No yes          
126 3 No yes yes yes yes    
127 4 No yes          
128 1 No yes          
129 1 No            
130 3 Neutral (but raises questions similar to those opposed)       yes    
131 1 No            
132 1 No            
133 1 Yes   yes yes      
134 1 No            
135 3 No yes          
136 2 No            
137 1 No   yes        
138 2 No   yes yes      
139 2 No   yes   yes    
140 2 No            
141 11 No yes yes yes yes   See the Green Party Website
142 14 No   yes yes      
143 3 No yes yes        
144 12 No yes yes yes yes   See the ICTE website
145 3 No yes          
146 3 No yes         Asks for source-code
147 1 Neutral (but raises questions similar to those opposed)            
148 1 No yes       20 years experience  
149 1 No   yes        
150 1 No   yes yes yes    
151 1 No   yes   yes   Criticises for use of random surplus distribution only
152 1 Yes   yes yes yes    
153 1 No       yes    
154 1 Neutral   yes        
155 1 Neutral (but raises questions similar to those opposed)   yes yes yes    
156 1 No yes yes   yes 15 years as a software developer  
157 2 No yes yes yes      
158 1 No yes yes yes yes    
159 3 No   yes   yes 20 years programming experience Documents a PRSTV implementation in 1,000 lines of code aswell as pointing out specific problems with the seeding and random number algorithim
160 20 No yes yes yes yes 16 years professional experience See the ICTE website
161 3 No yes yes   yes Computer professional for 37 years  
162 1 No   yes   yes   Points out that the software would not meet the standards for Avionics (RTCA/DC-178B) and is not suitable for use in high integrity situations.