Election Officials

Contingency Plans

In preparation for the 2016 elections, EAC is collecting and sharing continuity of operations plans (COOPs) and resources from election officials at the state and local levels. Submit COOP plans to BeReady16@eac.gov and sign up to be a contingency planning expert in the Election Official Exchange.

EAC Statement on Election Security Preparedness (8-5-16)

EAC Participates on Election Security Call (8-15-16)

 

EAC Resources

U.S. Election Assistance Commission

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)

10/2015 -- Commissioner Masterson on Contingency Planning for "No Time Out" (Blog)

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) 

 

NASS Resources

National Association of Secretaries of State

NASS Election Contingency Planning Resources 

 

California

Contra Costa County (Election Division) 

10/2009 -- Flu Season and Emergency Contingency Plans 

 

Colorado

Colorado Office of the Secretary of State

09/2015 -- 2015 Disaster Mitigation Planning Outline

09/2015 -- 2015 Election Disaster Mitigation Planning 

03/2012 -- Emergency & Disaster Contingency Planning Guide

 
Florida
Pasco County (Supervisor of Elections) 

09/2015 -- Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)

 

Minnesota

Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State

12/2015 -- Elections Emergency Planning Task Force Report to the Legislature

 

Montana

Montana Office of the Secretary of State
 

09/2014 -- Election Contingency and Disaster Planning

 

Virginia

State Board of Elections 

11/2009 -- H1N1 Preparedness

City of Bristol 

11/2009 -- Optical Scan Issue with Hand Sanitizer

Loudoun County (Electoral Board)

11/2009 -- Flu Contingency Plan 

 

Washington

Washington Office of the Secretary of State

Building Statewide Resilience Through Emergency Management of Elections

Klickitat County (Elections Division) 

4/2015 -- Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)

Snohomish County Elections (A Division of the Auditor's Office)  

5/2015 -- Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) 

 

Wisconsin

State of Wisconsin (Government Accountability Board)  

09/2009 -- H1N1 Flu Pandemic and Possible Impact on the Conduct of Elections

Wisconsin State Elections Board 

09/2007 -- Report on Election-Related Contingency Planning 

Town of Arcadia

10/2014 -- Election Contingency Plan

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