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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, including potential threats to U.S. elections, Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Chair Matthew V. Masterson is assuring state and local election officials that the commission is actively working with other federal agencies to help them navigate challenges posed by those seeking to interfere with the nation’s vote.
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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 Commission (EAC) will host a streaming webinar titled “Spring Cleaning: Voter List Maintenance Best Practices, Tools and Success Stories” at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21.
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Mar 15, 2017
FACT SHEET: Election Administration and Voting Survey Elections generate a tremendous amount of data that can be collected and analyzed to improve voter experience and guide how officials administer elections. All of this data is collected regularly by the thousands of jurisdictions that oversee elections across the country. Since 2004 the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has captured and analyzed much of this data for all states and territories via our Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS). Every two years, the commission takes​
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U.S. EAC Certifies Modifications to Hart InterCivic Verity Voting 2.2.1 System The Election Assistance Commission today certified a modification to the Hart InterCivic Verity Voting 2.2.1 voting system, verifying its compliance with current federal voting system standards. The determination came after a thorough test campaign conducted by EAC and SLI Global in Wheat Ridge, Colo. The modification is specifically designed to accommodate Michigan’s straight party voting method.​
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Mar 10, 2017
FACT SHEET: Voter Registration List Maintenance This fact sheet highlights how states conduct list maintenance, the importance of accurate voter registration lists, and the National Voter Registration Act’s provisions to ensure voter lists are maintained. It also gives guidance for voters wishing to proactively check the status of their own voter registration.
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Mar 06, 2017
EAC FACT SHEET: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Voting System Testing and Certification Program For more than a decade, the EAC’s Testing and Certification Program has assisted state and local election officials by providing timely and accurate voting machine testing. This program is a requirement of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002, legislation that created the EAC and mandated that the Commission provide certification, decertification, and recertification of voting systems, as well as the accreditation of voting system testing laboratories. This legislation marked the first time​
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U.S. EAC Certifies Modifications to Election Systems & Software Voting System 022817 The Election Assistance Commission today certified Election Systems & Software’s (ES&S) EVS 5.2.2.0 voting system, verifying its compliance with current federal voting system standards. The EVS 5.2.2.0 is a modification to the previously certified EVS 5.2.1.0 voting system. The determination came after a thorough test campaign conducted by EAC and NTS Huntsville.
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U.S. EAC Certifies Modifications to Election Systems & Software Voting System Modification brings EVS 5.4.0.0 into compliance with VVSG 1.0 Silver Spring, Md. – The Election Assistance Commission has certified Election Systems & Software’s (ES&S) EVS 5.4.0.0 voting system, verifying its compliance with current federal voting system standards. The EVS 5.4.0.0 is a modification to the Omaha-based company’s previously certified EVS 5.2.0.0 voting system. The determination came after a thorough test campaign conducted by EAC and NTS Huntsville.
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