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Featured Election Official Materials

  • Resources for Election Officials

    The EAC’s latest products and best practices for election officials.

  • Clearinghouse Awards

    Information on the EAC's annual award program to recognize innovative efforts from state and local election offices.

  • Voting Accessibility

    Resources for officials and voters so all eligible voters can cast a ballot privately and independently.

Election Official Topics

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Secure Elections icon

a comprehensive resource  for election officials with 19 chapters on a range of election topics

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Election Official Tools icon

26 guides that summarize and highlight election administration information in the U.S.

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National Voter Registration Form icon

Resources, Research, Data, and Projects related to supporting Military and Overseas Voters. 

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Language Access Resources icon

customizable toolkits listed for a range of elections office needs

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Chain of Custody icon

best practices from voting system manufacturers to properly clean equipment

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Election Audits Across the U.S. icon

best practices for natural disaster planning and health emergencies, and other COOP resources

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Chain of Custody icon

a variety of federal, state, and local jurisdiction resources related to language access for voters

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keep up with EAC news with monthly newsletters featuring a summary of updates, events, resources, and news.

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a quick reference for election officials who may be facing personal threats while at work

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Voting Equipment FAQs icon

Resources to support election officials in communicating about the continued security and certification of VVSG 1.0 and 1.1...

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Chain of Custody icon

resources for officials and voters so all eligible voters can cast a ballot privately and independently

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Election Audits Across the U.S. icon

nearly 1,300 terms and phrases used in the administration of elections in the U.S.

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information on the EAC's annual award program to recognize innovative efforts from state and local election offices

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information on DHS' designation of elections as critical infrastructure

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example guidance from national, state-level, and local jurisdictions on poll watchers, or election observers

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materials and information on the Presidential Commission on Election Administration (PCEA) 

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a series of guides and sharing State User Acceptance and Logic & Accuracy test procedures to help election officials, of...

Latest Election Official Resources

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Election Official Tools icon

This memo provides best practices to keep voters’ address information current following changes to USPS’s National Change of...

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Submit a Complaint icon

This resource, created jointly with CISA, FBI, EAC and the USPIS, provides election offices with background information to...

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National Voter Registration Form icon

The EAC has created a highly customizable social media toolkit that officials can use throughout their voter education and...

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States or state professional associations can use this resource to develop an awards program to recognize election...

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Strategies to support election officials in delivering accessible communications to voters through electronic documents, in-...

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Voting System Certification Process icon

To help prepare for the 2024 election season, the EAC has created this preparedness checklist for essential tasks.

Latest Election Official Videos

Black Voting Rights: A Reflection on the Selma to Montgomery Marches

2024 Elections Summit - US Election Assistance Commission and the University of Maryland

Using the EAC's Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) Template