United States Election Assistance Comittee

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2010 Accessible Voting Technology Initiative

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Background Information

EAC announced the availability of up to approximately $7,000,000 to support research on transformative technologies and approaches to meet the critical challenge of making voting more accessible to all eligible voters.  

Funding will support research for:

1) promising technologies and practices;

2) technology testing and adoption; and

3) development of administrative processes and training improvements to increase accessibility of existing voting procedures and election systems.

The initiative will focus on a broad spectrum of research that addresses a variety of disabilities, as defined by the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).The deadline for the competition was March 1, 2011.

Related Documents 

The 2010 Accessible Voting Technology Initiative Grant Notice

Frequently Asked Questions

Presentation for Technical Assistance Call (Dec. 1, 2010)

Recording of Technical Assistance Call (November 17, 2010)

Recording of Second Technical Assistance Call (December 1, 2010)