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Posted By Bryan Whitener on November 03, 2016

As noted yesterday, early and absentee voting are popular options this election and nearly 33 million ballots have already been cast 

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Posted By Bryan Whitener on November 02, 2016

According to data collected by Dr. Michael McDonald and the United States Election Project, at least 26 million voters (as of the morning of November 1) have already cast ballots for the Nov. 8 general election. And with early voting in full swing in many states this final week before Election Day, those numbers are increasing rapidly.

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Posted By Bryan Whitener on October 03, 2016

Election officials around the country are working diligently to ensure the elections on November 8th are fair, accurate, accessible and reliable.  

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Posted By Bryan Whitener on September 14, 2016

EAC is pleased to announce the Fors Marsh Group (FMG) will administer the 2016 Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS).  

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Posted By Bryan Whitener on August 17, 2016

I wanted to share with you one of the EAC’s newest projects.  It is one that I am thrilled we are doing and hopeful has a lasting impact.  Today the EAC rolled out the first of its "Legends of Elections" video series.   

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Posted By Bryan Whitener on August 17, 2016

Earlier this month, the EAC released two videos from experts in the field about how to visualize elections data and how visualizing these data can be used in policy and budget discussions. 

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