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from: Jessica Myers on Aug 02, 2012


EAC Division of Research, Policy and Programs (RPP)
Election Management Resources brought to you by the EAC!
One of the EAC’s top priorities is providing guidance, advisories and best practices to election officials to help them comply with HAVA and improve election administration processes. Two of the most popular items produced by EAC’s RPP are: Election Management Guidelines and Quick Start Guides.
Election Management Guidelines (EMGs)
The Election Management Guidelines are designed to help state and local election officials administer and manage elections. Each chapter in the guidelines was vetted by recognized election experts and offers discussions about election issues. Chapters in the EMG include:
·         Certification
·         System Security
·         Physical Security
·         Acceptance Testing
·         Ballot Building
·         Pre-Election and Parallel Testing
·         Absentee Voting and Vote by Mail
·         Uniformed and Overseas Citizens
·         Polling Place and Vote Center Management
·         Developing an Audit Trail
·         Contingency Planning and Change Management
·         Building Community Partnerships
·         Canvassing and Certifying an Election
·         Communicating with the Public
·         Conducting a Recount
·         Provisional Ballots
·         Technology in Elections
·         Elections Office Administration
·         Accessibility
Quick Start Guides (Quick Starts)
The EAC’s Quick Start Guides are a concise and handy resource for election officials. The Quick Start Guides cover a wide range of topics, including:
·         Absentee Voting and Vote by Mail
·         Acceptance Testing
·         Accessibility
·         Ballot Preparation/Printing and Pre-Election Testing
·         Canvassing and Certifying an Election
·         Central Count Optical Scan Ballots
·         Conducting a Recount
·         Contingency and Disaster Planning
·         Developing an Audit Trail
·         Elections Office Administration
·         Managing Change in an Election Office
·         Managing New Voting Systems
·         Media and Public Relations
·         Poll Workers
·         Polling Places and Vote Centers
·         Provisional Ballots
·         Serving Voters in Long Term Care Facilities
·         Technology in Elections
·         Uniformed and Overseas Citizens
·         Voting System Certification
·         Voting System Security
If you have additional questions, please contact Jessica Myers at jmyers@eac.gov or via Twitter (@EACgov).
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Election Management Resources brought to you by the EAC!

Two of the most popular items produced by EAC’s Research Division are the Election Management Guidelines and Quick Start Guides.