Blogs

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Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS)

Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS)

An U.S. Election Assistance Commission blog about the Election Administration and Voting Survey written by EAC research team members.

Election Administration

Women in Elections

Women in Elections

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) conducted a “Women in Elections” campaign to coincide with Women’s History Month. During the month of March, we interviewed several women at the heart of elections at the Secretary of State and county level, and within academia, and shared their insight about elections.

Voting Systems Testing Updates

Voting Systems Testing Updates

A U.S. Election Assistance Commission blog about Testing and Certification Department Voting System Updates.

Commissioner Christy McCormick

Commissioner Christy McCormick

An U.S. Election Assistance Commission blog written by EAC Chairwoman Christy McCormick

Commissioner Thomas Hicks

Commissioner Thomas Hicks

An U.S. Election Assistance Commission blog written by EAC Commissioner Thomas Hicks

#Countdown18

#Countdown18

#Countdown18 highlighted the innovative security and election administration work states, counties and municipalities were doing to prepare for the 2018 elections on November 6th. They continue to work to prepare for 2020 and beyond.

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day

With National Voter Registration Day in mind, the EAC will use a new Plan to Vote campaign to highlight the importance of registering to vote, updating your current voter registration information, and why exercising the right to vote is fundamental to our democracy. #PlantoVote2018

Straight from the HR Desk

Recount Ready

Recount Ready

In this series, the Election Assistance Commission speaks with election officials about their experiences with close elections, recounts and election contests, and how other election officials across the country can become “Recount Ready."

Voting Accessibility

Voting Accessibility

An U.S. Election Assistance Commission blog written by EAC Senior Advisor Patrick Leahy about the importance of accessibility for Veterans and Voters with Disabilities.

CI Scoop

CI Scoop

This blog will discuss critical infrastructure, the designation of elections as critical infrastructure, the issues surrounding the designation, the goal is to share what we know about Critical Infrastructure so our stakeholders can be more informed.

TGDC Meeting

TGDC Meeting

The focus of the meeting was lessons learned by election officials in the 2016 Election; updates from VVSG constituency groups; presentation of proposed scope and structure of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) version 2.0; and a presentation and discussion with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about elections as critical infrastructure.

Maintenance Monday

Maintenance Monday

“Maintenance Monday,” a series where every Monday this month a state or local election official will share their insights on the voter list maintenance process and why it’s essential to running fair and accurate elections. 
 

EAC Meeting Updates and Reminders

Former Commissioner Matthew Masterson

Former Commissioner Matthew Masterson

An U.S. Election Assistance Commission blog written by former Commissioner Matthew Masterson