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EAC News & Updates

March 20, 2017
As Election Threats Persist, Chairman Masterson Affirms EAC Remains Poised to Support State and Local Response As the House Intelligence Committee holds a hearing to examine threats posed by Russia, in...

March 16, 2017
Media Advisory: March 21- EAC to Host Streaming Webinar about Voter List Maintenance As part of its month-long focus on voter list maintenance, the U.S. Election Assistance Co...

March 15, 2017
FACT SHEET: Election Administration and Voting Survey Elections generate a tremendous amount of data that can be collected and analyzed to impro...

Year in Review - BeReady16

Wrapping up and looking back on our BeReady16 campaign. Here you can find popular resources and shared approaches for how best to inform voters, advocates and the media about state election laws and procedures, voting technology, accessibility, contingency planning and more. Click BeReady16 for information resources on:

  • The EAC on Election Day 2016
  • Post Election: Audits & Recounts
  • Preparing for Election Day
  • Poll Watchers
  • Election Workers
  • Election Officials & Voter Toolkit
  • Advocacy Group Series
  • Election Security Preparedness
  • Tech Time
  • 45 Before 45
  • Election Workers
  • Election Officials & Voter Toolkit
  • Acessibility
  • Vote By Mail
  • Managing Election Technology
  • Contingency Plans
  • Voting Technology Procurement
  • E-Pollbook Requirements

 

Voting Systems Map

 
systemmapthumbEAC's map of voting systems shows which jurisdictions are using EAC-certified systems. View the map

Events Calendar

Apr

04

Public Hearing Commissioners will hold a public hearing to discuss the implications for state and local j...

Mar

21

Voter List Maintenance Webcast Watch on Youtube too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vw9sFIKnHjM As part of its month-...

Feb

13

TGDC Meeting The Technical Guidelines Development Committee will meet at the U.S. Access Board in Washi...

Voter Tips & FAQs

votingtipsFrom registering to vote through casting a ballot on election day, informed voters are empowered voters. Before the next election, be familiar with the voting process in your State. See EAC's Voter Tips & FAQs

Voting Accessibility

EAC's accessibility research and development on transformative technologies and approaches helps states make voting more accessible to people with disabilities. EAC's voting materials in 11 languages help election officials provide translated voting materials at a lower cost. Learn more

Public Meeting Webcasts

Watch live and on-demand webcasts of EAC public meetings.

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.

3/22/2017 8:00:00 AM
Recent Conference Sheds Light on Stakeholders' Election Concerns

The Election Assistance Commission’s Commissioners and staff know the many benefits of communicating regularly with state and local election...

 
3/21/2017 9:00:00 AM
Voting System Testing Update 3.21.17
The "Voting System Testing Update" blog is an effort to keep everyone informed of the progress systems in the EAC’s Testing and...
 
3/20/2017 8:05:00 AM
Maintenance Monday: Brian Corley, Pasco County, Florida

This week we resume our "Maintenance Monday" series with Brian Corley,...

 

Be an Election Worker

election workersWith each election, millions of Americans dedicate themselves to sustaining the backbone of democracy - our election process. EAC encourages those interested in becoming election workers at the polls on election day to learn more about what is required and how to sign up to work with your local election official. Find out how to participate in Your State.

 

Register & Vote in Your State

contactstateMany states offer online voter registration. Select Your State to access state voter registration forms, registration deadlines, voter guides, absentee and early voting dates, provisional voting information and polling place hours and locations

Join VVSG Public Working Groups!

EAC and NIST welcome you to get involved with the next iteration of voting system guidelines. Public working groups have been created as a public/private partnership to inform and define the guidelines. To learn more or join a working group, click here.

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