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Technical Guidelines Development Committee

The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) assists EAC in developing the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines. The chairperson of the TGDC is the director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The TGDC is composed of 14 other members appointed jointly by EAC and the director of NIST. Visit NIST to view TGDC resolutions, meeting minutes and additional information.


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TGDC's New Membership Meets July 20-21, 2015
EAC and NIST are pleased to announce the reconstituted TGDC membership for the upcoming meeting of the TGDC on July 20-21, 2015 at NIST. The meeting will be the first step in moving forward with the development of the next generation of voluntary voting system guidelines. See the new membership roster, agenda and live webcast for the upcoming meeting.

Announcement of Reconstituted TGDC Membership ( July 13, 2015 )

Charter (renewed June 29, 2015)

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