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.

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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

Research and Data

Under the Help America Vote Act, the EAC is responsible for collecting information about election administration issues and sharing that information with Congress, election officials and the public. 

Research contains completed research and reports commissioned by the EAC, information about EAC research in progress, and additional elections research issued by other organizations. Datasets for selected reports are also available to download.

A Guide to the Election Administration and Voting Survey

Information for election officials responsible for completing EAC's Election Administration and Voting Survey.  It contains processes and procedures for States' submission, review and correction of the survey data.

Information Quality Guidelines

EAC procedures for implementing the Office of Management and Budget guidelines for ensuring and maximizing the quality, objectivity, utility and integrity of information disseminated by federal agencies.

Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas

HAVA (b)(15) requires EAC to study "[m]atters particularly relevant to voting and administering elections in rural and urban areas." The purpose of this study is to determine the ways in which election officials conduct voter outreach, secure personnel, and handle any cost-related challenges associated with administering general elections in rural and urban jurisdictions.