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Tuesday, May 23, 2006 - Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Board of Advisors Meeting


12:00 PM - 05:00 PM Hamilton Crowne Plaza
1001 14 Street, NW (14th & K Streets, NW)
Washington, DC, 20005

202-682-0111


The Board of Advisors, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002, will meet and receive updates on EAC research projects and activities and discuss other relevant matters pertaining to the administration of federal elections. The Board will receive an update regarding recent work conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on the voluntary voting system guidelines. The Board will elect officers and consider the appointment of a proxy committee.

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Board of Advisors, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002, will meet and receive updates on EAC research projects and activities and discuss other relevant matters pertaining to the administration of federal elections. The Board will receive an update regarding recent work conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on the voluntary voting system guidelines. The Board will elect officers and consider the appointment of a proxy committee and the appointment of a resolutions committee.

The Board will receive reports of committees and discuss other administrative matters.

Topics: Research on Poll Worker Recruitment, Training and Retention, Draft Report on Provisional Voting, Election Management Guidelines, Research on Voting Fraud and Voter Intimidation, Draft EAC Election Day Survey

Participants: Beverly Kaufman, Chris Thomas, Tony Sirvello, Polli Brunelli, Sharon Turner Buie, Joseph Crangle, Keith Cunningham, James Dickson, Craig Donsanto, James Elekes, J.R. Harding, Ernie Hawkins, Mary Herrera, Wesley Kliner, Linda Lamone, Doug Lewis, Chris Nelson, Wendy Noren, David Orr, Helen Purcell, Cameron Quinn, Sue Sautermeister, Thomas Shortbull, Rebecca Vigil-Giron, Tom Fuentes, Mary Hegarty

Votes: Unknown Number (Carried) Motion to Adopt Resolution Recommending the EAC to require all studies be reviewed by the Board of Advisors and Standards Board and give adequate time for review; Unknown Number (Carried) Motion to Adopt Resolution Recommending the EAC not adopt the study of provisional voting at the immediate time; Unknown Number (Carried) Motion to Adopt Policy Recommendation that the EAC develop a statement regarding disability accommodations at all public meetings in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehab Act
 

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