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Posted By Ryan Macias on February 23, 2017

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.

 

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Posted By Jessica Myers on December 01, 2016

EAC will hold a December 15 public meeting to provide an initial de-brief on the 2016 election and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the EAC’s Testing and Certification Program.

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Posted By Bryan Whitener on May 03, 2016

Last week the EAC held a public hearing to continue exploring ways to improve the voting experience for voters with disabilities.  It was a fantastic opportunity for the Commission to hear from voters with disabilities about successes they’ve experienced since HAVA and the challenges they continue to face. 

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Posted By Bryan Whitener on August 18, 2015

Last week the EAC held the first ever Election Data Summit. The purpose behind the summit was to get election officials, academics and other interested groups together in the same room to discuss how good data can be used to improve elections, including how to improve the EAC’s EAVS survey to make it easier to collect and use the data.

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Posted By Bryan Whitener on August 28, 2014

EAC will host a September 3rd discussion to explore the EAC grants program's past successes and future direction.

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Posted By Jessica Myers on June 11, 2014

EAC will host a June 12th roundtable to discuss reforms to the testing and certification process that can better meet the needs of state and local jurisdictions. 

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February 15, 2017
Committee Takes Important Step Toward New Voting System Guidelines A set of 17 core voting system functions that will guide the Election Assistance Commissio...

February 08, 2017
Media Advisory: Next Generation of Voting System Requirements to Shape Upcoming TGDC Meeting The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet at the U.S. Access Board i...

2/23/2017 2:00:00 PM
A Summary of the February 2017 TGDC Meeting

The focus of the meeting was lessons learned by election officials in the 2016 Election; updates from VVSG...

 
2/21/2017 8:30:00 AM
Voting System Testing Update 2.21.17

The "Voting System Testing Update" blog is an effort to keep everyone informed...