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Posted By Jessica Myers on February 10, 2017

EAC and NIST will hold a Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) meeting on February 13th & 14th at the Access Board (Washington, DC).  The first day of the meeting includes updates from the working group and constituency groups leads. The second day focuses on discussions about the scope and structure of VVSG 2.0. You can view the agenda here

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Posted By Bryan Whitener on September 10, 2015

This week the EAC and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provided information to the election community regarding the formation of public working groups to help inform the work of the EAC and its Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) in creating a new version of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG).  We are very excited about the creation of these working groups and moving forward with the next VVSG.

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Posted By Bryan Whitener on April 12, 2015

The Commissioners have continued on our listening tour and we have received many opinions regarding what the next steps and priorities ought to be for the newly reconstituted EAC. 

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Posted By Bryan Whitener on March 29, 2015

The Commissioners have had a very busy couple of weeks hosting and visiting important members of the election community and listening to ideas, priorities and the appropriate role of the EAC now that it is reconstituted.

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Posted By Jessica Myers on October 04, 2012

As Election Day approaches, we thought it would be good to review the difference between absentee voting and early voting

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Posted By Jessica Myers on September 24, 2012

EAC has the national mail voter registration form, voter tips card and election calendar available on our website.

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