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Definition: GEMS

(1) See Legato and GEMMS.

(2) (Global Election Management System) Electronic voting software from Dominion Voting Systems, Inc. GEMS was originally created by Premier Election Solutions, a Diebold subsidiary. Roughly 25% of votes cast in the U.S. employ this system, and there has been a lot of controversy over its use. GEMS was found to be easily compromised if election officials were not extremely careful. See e-voting.