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CURRENT EVENTS:
April 27, 2016 Public Hearing 4-27-16
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April 27, 2016


10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Commission hold a public hearing to receive testimony about accessible voting and the progress made since passage of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA).

 
May 04, 2016 EAC Board of Advisors Meeting (May 4-5, 2016)
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May 04, 2016


All Day Event

The EAC Board of Advisors will meet in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. and Thursday, May 5, 2016, 8:15 A.M. – 12:20 P.M.

 

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PAST EVENTS:
April 16, 2008 Public Meeting
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April 16, 2008

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01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Millennium Hotel Minneapolis Horizons, 14th Floor
1313 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis,MN
55403-2697

(612) 332-6000

The Commission will receive presentations on Successful Ballot Design, including the Ballot Design Process from Start to Finish; Ballot Design Accessibility, and Usability; and Successful Designs for Optical-scan Ballots, Direct Recording Device Ballots and Paper Ballots. The Commission will consider a status report on a first time voter study, (2) a voter information websites study, (3) a policy proposal regarding the allowable uses of HAVA funds, (4) Advisory Opinion 07-003-A regarding MOE.

 
March 27, 2008 Roundtable
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March 27, 2008

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09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Kellogg Conference Center, Gallaudet University
800 Florida Ave, NE
Washington,DC
20002

(202) 651-6000

The Commission will host a VSTL roundtable discussion regarding the TGDC recommended VVSG. Topics include: (1) New research, technology, or methods in the areas of accessibility and usability; (2) usability and/or disability concerns with voting systems; (3) Does the current recommended guidelines allow for independent participation by individuals with disabilities; (4) How to best qualify people to conduct usability and accessibility testing, and more.

 
March 20, 2008 Public Meeting
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March 20, 2008

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08:30 AM - 02:00 PM

Hyatt Regency in Denver, CO
650 15th Street
Denver,CO
80202

(303) 436-1234

The Commission met in Denver, CO to review HAVA funds, changes to the state-specific instructions on the National Form, and the proposed UOCAVA voters study.

 
March 19, 2008 Roundtable
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March 19, 2008

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09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Hyatt Regency Denver
650 15th Street
Denver,CO
80202

(202) 566-3100

The Commission will host a voting systems testing laboratory roundtable discussion on the TGDC's VVSG. Topics include: (1) Whether the recommend TGDC standards create appropriate functional standards that promote innovation; (2) How to evaluate innovative systems, for which there are no standards for purposes of certification; (3) The value & risks associated with OEVT; (4) The processes associated with testing to the VVSG and modifications; (5) VSTL usability benchmarks implications.

 
February 29, 2008 Roundtable
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February 29, 2008

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09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

U.S. Election Assistance Commission
1225 New York Ave NW, Suite 150
Washington,DC
20005

(202) 566-3100

The Commission will host a voting systems manufacturer roundtable discussion TGDC's recommended VVSG. The discussion will be focused upon the following topics: (1) The dominant business model for voting system manufacturers and their role as innovators; (2) How to evaluate innovative systems, for which there are no standards for purposes of certification; (3) The value and risks associated with OEVT; (4) The processes associated with testing to the VVSG and possible modifications, and more.

 
February 07, 2008 Public Meeting
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February 07, 2008

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10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington,DC
20001

Commissioners will receive an update on HAVA Funding Issues. Commissioners will consider and vote on Study on Feasibility of Free Absentee Voting Postage; Study on use of Social Security Information of First Time Voters Who Register to Vote by Mail; Interim Policy for Changes to State Specific Instructions on National Mail Voter Registration Form; Disclaimer Proposal to State Instructions Portion of the NVRA Form. The Commission will consider other administrative matters.

 
January 17, 2008 Public Meeting
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January 17, 2008

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10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

U.S. Election Assistance Commission
1225 New York Ave NW, Suite 150
Washington,DC
20005

(202) 566-3100

Commission will receive briefings on the following: FY2008 Appropriations; EAC Standards Board, EAC Board of Advisors; Technical Development Guidelines Committee; Election Data Collection Grant Program. Commissioners will consider and vote on the following: Changes to the National Voter Registration Form; Disclaimer Proposal to State Instructions Portion of the NVRA Form; EAC Organizational Chart. EAC will install new Officers for 2008. The Commission will consider other administrative matters.

 
December 12, 2007-December 14, 2007 Standards Board and Board of Advisors Meeting
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December 12, 2007-December 14, 2007


09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Omni Hotel Downtown
700 San Jacinto Boulevard at 8th Street
Austin,TX
78701

512-476-3700

Standards Board and Board of Advisors Meeting

 
December 11, 2007 Public Meeting & Roundtable
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December 11, 2007

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09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Omni Hotel Downtown Houston
700 San Jacinto Boulevard at 8th Street
Austin,TX
78701

(512) 476-3700

The Commission host a public meeting and a roundtable. First they will consider 2006 EAVS; an amendment to EAC policy on the voting system reports clearinghouse; individual State requests to change State-specific instructions to the national voter registration form; and year end reports. The roundtable discussion will focus on 5 subjects including risk, innovation, methodologies, verification and evaluation.

 
November 13, 2007 Public Meeting
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November 13, 2007

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10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

U.S. Election Assistance Commission
1225 New York Ave NW, Suite 150
Washington,DC
20005

(202) 566-3100

Commissioners will discuss and consider: adopting a strategic plan; an internal policy for handling State requests to change State-specific instructions to the National Voter Registration Form; individual State requests to change State-specific instructions to the form. Commissioners will hear: a report on a voter registration database study; recommendations by the TGDC for voting systems guidelines and timeline; a report on a draft voting systems test laboratory accreditation manual.