Fixed problem that caused
the GEMS window to flash after choosing "Manual Entry" and dismissing the "No
Counters Available to Modify" warning
Fixed problem that resulted in
challenged ballots marked as "Accepted" in Ballot Station to be displayed as
“Not Reviewed” in the GEMS Challenge Board dialog after being
Fixed problem that prevented the
District label from appearing in the Cards Cast report when a district is
selected in the Group By District section of the Cards Cast
Allow users with
Administrator access or in region other than "HOST" to set/reset election.
When GEMS is started, LocalDB and Backup folders are automatically
created in the GEMS folder if they do not already exist.
problem when two identical cards were created when generate rotations for the
races with cross-endorse candidates Also fixed problem when incorrect rotation
values for races with cross-endorsed
to the AccuVote-TS.
problem when GEMS crashes when typing report set name in the report name’s
combo box in Summary and SOVC reports.
VIF_Instructions_OneClick.rtf files are used instead of "VIF_Instructions.rtf"
when "One Click Vote" option is checked in AccuVote-TS Options. The
instruction line that tells the voter to retouch the candidate box for
unselection is removed in VIF_Instructions_OneClick.rtf
Change Voter Group Editor title bar
label from “VoterGroup Editor” to “Voter Group Editor”.
The Region text box in the User Info
dialog box is now non-editable.
Numeric values only may be entered in
the Id field of the District Editor.
After adding a report set in Statement
of Votes Cast and Election Summary reports, new formatting options are both
saved and displayed.
In Election Summary and Statement of
Votes Cast reports, non-numeric characters entered into “Separate Under” box
are now ignored. The “Separate Under” value has also been limited to a number
between 0 and 9999.
A change made to a race’s Endorsement
Controlling Race from the Race Editor Options tab is now
Card/Ballot Id numbers are now
displayed correctly in the Manual Entry dialog
Fixed problem that occurred when
changing the endorsing party of a candidate in a Shadow race.
problem when log printer did not work. Support “Texas”
type line printer logging.
Fixed problem that occurred when
changing the Shadow race of a Shadowed Race to a new Shadow race.
The “Start Rotation #”
field, rather than the “Rotation District” checkbox now appears in the
District Editor for all Sub-Districts whose parent entities have the “Rotation
District” option checked.
Fixed problem that prevented ballot
text from being displayed when previewed in Ballot Text Reports.
Changed Ballot Text Report dialog title from “Ballot
Text Dialog” to “Ballot Text Report”.
Changed Ballot Text Report Preview
window title from “Dialog” to “Ballot Text
Allow the cancellation of changes made
in the Reporting Sets, Monitor Scripts, Monitor Script Properties,AccuVote-OS Options and Reporting Set
Fixed refresh problem that occurred
when changing a tree item label did not update all the corresponding items in
the tree view.
Implemented the refreshing of list view
when the tree view is refreshed.
All grid cells throughout the
application highlight correctly when selected.
Added support for negative values in
Left and Right Candidate Margins fields in the Margins tab of the Ballot
Fixed problem when generating ballots
for Shadow races. No candidates were displayed on the
Fixed problems when adding removingcross endorse candidates in the Race
The text “Changed election parameters” no longer
appears in the Audit Log when an election’s status has been
highlight selected items in SOVC and
Races in the Reporting Set Properties dialog now
highlight correctly when selected.
Fixed problem where Sub Districts were sorted
incorrectly in Monitor Scripts>Monitor Script Properties
The Monitor Script ID in the Monitor Script Properties
dialog is now saved after being changed.
Fixed problem where incorrect list of cards was
displayed in the Manual Entry dialog.
Added warning message:
“Warning: You are about to delete registration totals for <Voter
Group>”.Message appears when
deleting a Voter Group that has not been associated with Candidates or Races,
but for which voter registration totals have been defined.
For Recalled races, the Recall Race pull down menu is
now disabled in the Race Editor when the election status is set to “Cards Laid
Fixed problem that resulted in the wrong number of
cross-endorsed candidates being calculated for Shadow and Shadowed
Fixed problem that caused GEMS to crash when
previewing or printing a Statement of Votes Cast report for elections that
include Shadow and Shadowed races.
Fixed problem that caused GEMS to crash when all
candidates in a race were deleted in the Candidates tab of the Race Editor.
Fixed problem where “Pct Ids” and “Cumulative Results
Only” settings in the Counter Group editor were not saved correctly after
clicking Vote Center Category New or Edit
Corrected Audit Log entry text. Text was changed from
“Set Cards Layedout” to “Set Cards Laid
The “Ballot Artwork will change” warning message will
now be displayed after resetting the “Cross endorse on ballot once” setting in
the Options tab of the Race Editor.
Fixed problem that caused GEMS to crash when
attempting to accept a Challenged ballot in the Challenge board.
Challenge ballots will only appear in the Challenge
Board after selecting a ChallengeVoteCenter from the VCenter column in Challenge Board dialog. In
previous versions of GEMS, Challenge ballots of the first
ChallengeVoteCenter were displayed in the Challenge board by
Disabled Add and Delete Candidate buttons in the Race
Editor after a Question type race has been
Allowed the addition or deletion of Registered
Write-in candidates in the Race Editor Candidates tab after the election
status has been set to “Cards Laid Out”.
Enabled the XEndorse button in the Race Editor
Candidates tab to allow cross-endorsed candidate Voter Group selections to be
changed. Disable theXEndorse
button in the Race Editor when the election status has been set to “Set for
In the Counter Group Editor, a Counter Group’s short
label text is now saved after being changed.
Corrected display of all truncated labels in Statement
of Votes Cast and Election Summary reports.
Disallowed the saving of races with more
cross-endorsed candidates than the specified number of candidates to vote
Fixed problem that resulted in the Count Method
“AccuVote-TS” not being displayed in the Select Counters dialog after
selecting Manual Entry.
For entities selected in tree view, made text of
right-click menu items consistent with corresponding menu
Expanded width of“Controlling Race” pull-down menu in
Race Editor to accommodate long race names.
Fixed the “Separate Under” row label in the Statement
of Votes Cast report to correspond to the number of votes specified in the
“Separate Under” option in Statements of Votes Cast
Disabled the “Under Voted Races” checkbox in the
AccuVote-OS dialog when the election status has been set to
Removed the “None” option from the “Precinct
Identifier on card”options group on the Card Definitions tab of the Ballot
Disabled “New Record” icon button when the default
entities are selected in tree view.
Changed GEMS AccuVote-TS 1 and AccuVote-TS Server 2
menu item names to match their corresponding dialog title names.
Disabled the Delete button in the menu bar when
default entities that cannot be deleted are selected in tree view.
In the Pre Election>Print Report dialog box,
expanded the Reports list to accommodate long report names.
Changed the title of the Vote Center Editor dialog
from “VoteCenter Editor” to “Vote Center Editor”.
Disallowed the creation of a Voter Group with a blank
Maintain the sort sequence of Voter Groups by Voter
Group ID in the Endorse menu of the Race Editor>Candidates tab after adding
a new cross-endorsed candidate.
An error message will now be displayed when the
confirmation password entered in the Add User dialog does not match the
original specified password.
Removed the “Separate Under” option from the Election
Summary report dialog.
Fixed problem that prevented saving the Recount
Reporting Set specified in the Recount tab of the Election options
The “Proof” option in the Print Artwork dialog is now
reset to Off after deselecting the “Styles Only” option in the Print Artwork
Fixed problem in the Candidates tab of the Race Editor
that caused the RTF text defined for a candidate to be changed when the
candidate’s Type is changed.
Reporting Set Id numbers are now incremented correctly
when a new Reporting Set is added to the Reporting Sets dialog.
In the Reporting Set dialog box, added support for the
keyboard keys: <TAB> and <SHIFT><TAB> to move the cursor to
the next or to the previous column, and wrap at the end of a row.
Fixed problem that caused duplicate “Under Minimum”
entries to be displayed when viewing Sub-District totals in the Statement of
Votes Cast report.
Exclude precincts with no associated ballots from data
that is downloaded to AccuVote-OS.