Audit trail for direct-recording equipment

1. A paper printout of votes cast, produced by direct-recording electronic (DRE) voting machines, which election officials may use to cross-check electronically tabulated totals. 2005 Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) Glossary.

This definition is deficient because it requires paper and allows no other medium.

Source: Glossary of terms database, U.S. Election Assistance Commission,; Electronic Voting Glossary, Michael I. Shamos,