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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Public Meeting

09:00 AM - 04:00 PM U.S. Election Assistance Commission
1225 New York Ave NW, Suite 150
Washington, DC, 20005

(202) 566-3100

Commissioners will hold a workshop discussion on Preparing for Election Day 2008 and Empowering Voters, will consider Advisory Opinion 07-003-A and 07-003-B Regarding Maintenance of Effort. Commissioners will consider (1) a Draft Policy for Notice and Public Comment, (2) Proposed Administrative Regulations and receive an Update on Final Administrative Regulations, (3) adoption of the Alternative Voting Methods Study and (4) Best Practices on voting systems for Election Day.

Preparing for Election Day 2008: Empowering Voters
  • Testimony - "Empowering Voters: Administration of Provisional Voting"
    Kristen M. Clarke, Co-Director, Political Participation Group, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

  • Testimony - "Empowering Voters: the Voting Information Project"
    Doug Chapin, Director, Electionline.org, The Pew Charitable Trusts

  • Testimony - "Empowering Voters: Voter Registration Month"
    Pedro A. Cortés, Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth; President, National Association of Secretaries of State


Items Under Consideration
Best Practices to Ensure Voting Systems Perform Accurately and Securely on Election Day
  • Testimony - Merle S. King, Executive Director, Center for Election Systems, Kennesaw State University


Alternative Voting Methods Study
  • Testimony - R. Doug Lewis, Executive Director, The Election Center


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