Since its passage on this date nearly two decades ago, the 2002 Help America Vote Act (HAVA) has served as a pillar of support for our nation’s electoral system – directing

Chairman Don Palmer met with Election Director Margaret Jurgensen and Community Engagement and Public Information Officer Dr. Gilberto Zelaya and from the Montgomery County Board of Elections to discuss best practices in election administration for the category of Outstanding Innovation in Elections for Large Jurisdictions for their SMS Short Codes. Check out this video.
EAC Chairman Donald Palmer met virtually with Derek Bowens, Director of Elections for the Durham County Board of Elections in North Carolina to discuss best practices in election administration for the category Outstanding Innovation in Elections: Small Jurisdictions. Check out this video.
EAC Chairman Donald Palmer met virtually with Harris County Texas Elections Administrator Isabel Longoria to discuss best practices in election administration for recruiting, training, and retaining poll workers. Check out this video.

EAC Chairman Donald Palmer interviews Sherri Wharton Hadskey who is the Commissioner of Elections for the Louisiana Secretary of State's Office to celebrate Women's History Month.

EAC Chairman Donald Palmer interviews Florida Secretary of State Laurel Lee for the Women in Elections Series to celebrate Women's History Month.

EAC Commissioners Ben Hovland, Don Palmer, Christy McCormick and Tom Hicks recognize Black History Month, February 2021.

EAC Vice Chairman Donald Palmer spoke with Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and Lieutenant Colonel Lawrence Yazzie from the Iowa National Guard about how they have wo

EAC Vice Chairman Donald Palmer was joined by Meagan Wolfe (Wisconsin Election Commission Administrator) and Brigadier General Robyn Blader (Wisconsin National Guard)

Supported in part by 2018 Help America Vote Act funds distributed by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), election officials across the country are taking additional steps to strengthen and upgrade their voter registration databases and election management systems.