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Payments and Grants
This office provides oversight, monitoring and technical assistance to states and local election jurisdictions for HAVA funds. Formula grants include Requirements Payments to help states meet the requirements of Title III in HAVA, and the 2018 HAVA Election Security Grants to support election system upgrades to strengthen election security.
Resources for Voters
The EAC provides timely and useful information to American voters, who deserve accessible, accurate and secure elections
The EAC's Testing and Certification program is the critical first step in the process of maintaining the reliability and security of the voting systems used in our nation's elections.
Resources for Election Officials
Election officials need support to maintain and improve election systems. The EAC is a trusted partner in this important endeavor.
Research & Data
Innovative research and data collection fuels the EAC’s mission to improve voter experience and support election administrators.
On Election Day 2016, our EAC Commissioners and our EAC Testing and Certification Department traveled throughout the United States observing elections in many different counties and many different states.
Doug Lewis, executive director of the Election Center from 1994-2015, gives his insights to election officials on how to prepare for Election Day and the importance of having backup plans.
Educating poll watchers and explaining statutory and administrative processes can help increase confidence in the integrity of elections.
Quality poll workers are crucial to every election. In this section you will find a series of helpful tips, new innovations and proven best practices for recruiting, training, managing and retaining Election Workers.
The EAC is working with all levels of government to facilitate the conversation regarding securing the election process and to support election officials' efforts to provide an accessible and secure voting process.
While Election Day marks the end of voters casting ballots, state and local election officials still have a long to-do list to go through after the election. These include the many states that conduct post-election audits of voting systems as well as recounts that may occur in close races.
EAC Chair Tom Hicks talks with Matt Boehmer, Director of FVAP, to discuss what state and local election officials can do to prepare to send out ballots to these voters starting September 24, 2016, 45 days prior to Election Day as mandated by the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act.
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