United States Election Assistance Comittee

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Military and Overseas Voters

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The 2016 election cycle has already begun. State and local jurisdictions are preparing for Presidential Primaries as well as the state primaries and general elections to follow. In this section you’ll find some of our most popular resources and shared approaches for how best to inform voters, advocates and the media about state election laws and procedures, voting technology, including how to prepare for and execute an election while also monitoring reports and speculations, managing media relations, and maintaining contingency plans.

Contingency Plans

In preparation for the 2016 elections, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission is collecting and sharing continuity of operations plans (COOPs) and resources from election officials at the state and local levels.

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USPS Issues

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and the Department of Defense’s Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) are offering to assist the United States Postal Service (USPS) on election mail challenges.

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