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Posted By Jessica Myers on January 19, 2017

Much like Election Administrators across the country, we at the EAC are assessing the work we completed in 2016 and planning for 2017 and beyond. 

Our #GamePlan17 is to continue working on our HAVA mandates, which include the Clearinghouse; Accessibility in voting; Research and Election Administration Voting Survey (EAVS); and Testing and Certification of voting systems. We want to remain the go-to resource for Election Administrators and will work to provide resources that are innovative, easily used, valuable and substantive. 

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Posted By Jessica Myers on December 16, 2016

As we reach the end of 2016, we want to take a moment to look back on the year and highlight some of the projects we’ve completed.

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Posted By Jessica Myers on November 16, 2016

On Election Day, after the close of polls, results are reported from each precinct or polling place to the County Election Office. These are the results you see on the news and on your State or County website on Election Night. These results are considered unofficial results.

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Posted By Bryan Whitener on November 07, 2016

All of your planning, training, testing, assessing, re-assessing and work pays off tomorrow. With Election Day looming I want to let you know YOU GOT THIS!  

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Posted By Jessica Myers on November 07, 2016

EAC's Election update blog posts summarize the elections and deadlines for 2016   

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Posted By Jessica Myers on November 04, 2016

We thought it would be good to review unofficial and official election results.  

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February 24, 2017
Masterson Named New EAC Chairman Today Commissioner Matthew Masterson was elected Chairman of the U.S. Election Assistance ...

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...

2/24/2017 9:05:00 AM
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Today I was elected Chairman of the Election Assistance Commission 

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 9:00:00 AM
Commissioner Chairmanship Chapter Closes

It has been a fantastic journey and a true honor to chair the agency tasked with assisting voters, states and territories in achieving the most...