College students and communities often face unique challenges regarding the voting process, but this also represents opportunities for innovative engagement.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) partnered with Rutgers University to survey voting-eligible citizens with and without disabilities following the 2022 elections.
Mental health is a critical issue when it comes to a person’s overall health and impacts people just as much as physical health.
College students often face unique challenges and questions regarding the voting process.
Commissioner Thomas Hicks visited Brussels, Belgium to participate in a discussion with members of the European Parliament about out-of-country voting.
According to the 2020 Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS), the total number of registered
Vote in Honor of a Veteran Program
The United States Census offers a wealth of data on the demographics of our country.
Women in the U.S. have only had the right to vote for just over 100 years, and women of color gained the right to vote even more recently. This year, the U.S.
The threats to the safety and wellbeing of election officials are an unfortunate ongoing topic in the field over the past few years.
“I Voted” stickers are an opportunity for citizens to show their civic pride after voting.
In recognition of Black History Month 2023, EAC Chairman Thomas Hicks, Vice Chair Christy McCormick, Commissioner Ben Hovland, and Commissioner Donald Palmer issued the followi
Elections in the United States are administered by over 8,000 state and local governments, which vary in resources and responsibilities, and who serve a diverse voting population.
How Professional Staff with State Associations Support Election Officials
The last of a four-part blog series honoring 20 years of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA)
Part three of a four-part blog series honoring 20 years of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA)
Part two of a four-part blog series honoring 20 years of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA)
Part one of a four-part blog series honoring 20 years of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA)
On August 26, 1920, U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby certified the 19th Amendment to the U.S.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission Celebrates the 19th Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act
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 a bipartisan approach at the federal level to improving
There are many steps than must be taken for a voting system to be certified by the EAC. One of the most important of these steps is the process of creating a trusted build. But what is the trusted build and why is it required?
We download and install software and software updates regularly. How do we know these applications are safe? Should we trust the download, or should we be a little more careful about what we install on our computers.
The EAC would like to thank all who entered the 2020 National Clearinghouse Awards competition, or Clearies, for best practices and innovations in election administration.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) relaunched the “Women in Elections” series to celebrate Women’s History Month.
EAC Commissioner Christy McCormick interviews James City County Virginia Director of Elections and General Registrar Dianna Moorman for the Women in Elections Series to celebrate Women's History Month.
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 Commissioner Christy McCormick interviews Martin County Florida Supervisor of Elections Vicki Davis for the Women in Elections Series to celebrate Women's History Month.
Commissioner Benjamin Hovland and Commissioner Thomas Hicks interview Montgomery Alabama Mayor Steven Reed for Black History Month 2021.
EAC Commissioners Ben Hovland, Don Palmer, Christy McCormick and Tom Hicks recognize Black History Month, February 2021.
EAC Commissioner Hicks talks with New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way about her career in public service and elections and what Black History Month means to her.
EAC Commissioner Hicks talks with Toni Pippins-Poole retired Dallas County Elections Administrator about her long career in Election and what Black History means to her.
EAC Commissioner Hicks talks with Michael Winn, Chief Deputy of Administration Harris County Clerk Office about his long career in Election and what Black History means to him.
EAC Commissioner Hicks talks with Lance Gough, retired Executive Director of the Chicago Board of Election about his long career in Election and what Black History means to him.
Many states are expanding and encouraging the use of vote by mail options for the 2020 elections, largely due to voter safety concerns posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 worked together since 2018 to secure e
EAC Commissioner Thomas Hicks was joined by Lou Ann Blake (Deputy Executive Director, National Federation of the Blind), Lee Page (Associate Director of Advocacy, Paralyzed Veterans of America), Derek Bowens (Director of Election
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