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Posted By Jessica Myers on March 27, 2012

Increasingly, the EAC hears about all kinds of new and innovative initiatives taking place in state and local election offices.

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Posted By Jessica Myers on March 12, 2012

The survey on Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas is currently out for the first of two public comment periods.

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Posted By Jessica Myers on March 07, 2012

The Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) requires every state to implement and maintain a computerized statewide voter registration list. 

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Posted By Jessica Myers on February 21, 2012

The winter has been fairly mild here in Washington, DC, but we thought it might be useful to review resources you can use to develop contingency plans.

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Posted By Jessica Myers on February 14, 2012

As Primary season rolls on, we receive more and more questions about absentee voting and early voting. Many of the questions are about what makes these two methods of voting different.  The short answer is: each state’s requirements.

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Posted By Jeannie Layson on December 12, 2011

Newly covered by Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act? EAC's language assistance resources may come in handy. Our online translation tool, election terminology glossaries, voters' guides and the National Mail Voter Registration Form are available in numerous languages and they are FREE of charge. If you need assistance, contact Marcy Reedy at mreedy@eac.gov.


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