United States Election Assistance Comittee

Register to Vote!

Use the National Mail Voter Registration Form to register to vote, update your registration information with a new name or address, or register with a political party.

Note: If you wish to vote absentee and are a uniformed service member or family member or a citizen living outside the U.S., contact the Federal Voting Assistance Program to register to vote.

EAC Newsletters
and Updates

Sign up to receive information about EAC activities including public meetings, webcasts, reports and grants.

Give Us Your Feedback

Share your feedback on EAC policy proposalsElection Resource Library materials, and OpenEAC activities. Give feedback on general issues, including the Web site, through our Contact Us page.

Military and Overseas Voters

EAC has several projects under way to assist states in serving military and overseas citizens who register and vote absentee under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act. Learn more

Glossary of Terms Database

By Letter: All  |  A  |  B  |  C  |  D  |  E  |  F  |  G  |  H  |  I  |  J  |  K  |  L  |  M  |  N  |  O  |  P  |  Q  |  R  |  S  |  T  |  U  |  V  |  W  |  X  |  Y  |  Z
Term:

 
 
Search Results
Term
authorization
Term
authorize
Term
authorized by law
Term
authorized poll agent
Term
AutoMARK voting machine
TermDefinition
availability The percentage of time during which a system is operating properly and available for use.
TermDefinition
ballot The official presentation of all of the contests to be decided in a particular election. Version 1.0 Volume I: Voting System Performance Guidelines Appendix A: Glossary A-5
Term
ballot access
Term
ballot board
Term
ballot box
Term
ballot card
Term
ballot cast
TermDefinition
ballot configuration Particular set of contests to appear on the ballot for a particular election district, their order, the list of ballot positions for each contest, and the binding of candidate names to ballot positions.
TermDefinition
ballot counter Process in a voting device that counts the votes cast in an election.
TermDefinition
ballot counting logic The software logic that defines the combinations of voter choices that are valid and invalid on a given ballot and that determines how the vote choices are totaled in a given election.

Results: 1825 Term(s) Found.
Previous Previous | page: 7 8 9 10 11 | Next Next