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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.
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Resources for Election Officials
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Research & Data
Innovative research and data collection fuels the EAC’s mission to improve voter experience and support election administrators.
In preparation for the 2016 elections, EAC collected continuity of operations plans (COOPs) and resources from election officials at the state and local levels. This page list the plans we received.
EAC Statement on Election Security Preparedness (8-5-16)
EAC Participates on Election Security Call (8-15-16)
01/2016 -- Roundtable - Preparing for Election 2016 in Battleground Jurisdictions
(view the webcast discussion that includes best practices for emergency-related risk mitigation)
01/2016 -- Contingency Planning 2016 (Video)
10/2014 -- 6 Tips for Contingency and Disaster Planning (Tips)
05/2010 -- Contingency Planning (Video)
04/2010 -- Contingency Planning and Change Management (EMG Chapter 11)
10/2007 -- Contingency and Disaster Planning (Quick Start)
10/2009 -- Flu Season and Emergency Contingency Plans
09/2015 -- 2015 Disaster Mitigation Planning Outline
09/2015 -- 2015 Election Disaster Mitigation Planning
03/2012 -- Emergency & Disaster Contingency Planning Guide
09/2015 -- Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)
12/2015 -- Elections Emergency Planning Task Force Report to the Legislature
09/2014 -- Election Contingency and Disaster Planning
11/2009 -- H1N1 Preparedness
11/2009 -- Optical Scan Issue with Hand Sanitizer
11/2009 -- Flu Contingency Plan
Building Statewide Resilience Through Emergency Management of Elections
4/2015 -- Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)
5/2015 -- Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)
09/2009 -- H1N1 Flu Pandemic and Possible Impact on the Conduct of Elections
09/2007 -- Report on Election-Related Contingency Planning
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