United States Election Assistance Comittee

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Use the National Mail Voter Registration Form to register to vote, update your registration information with a new name or address, or register with a political party.

Note: If you wish to vote absentee and are a uniformed service member or family member or a citizen living outside the U.S., contact the Federal Voting Assistance Program to register to vote.

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Military and Overseas Voters

EAC has several projects under way to assist states in serving military and overseas citizens who register and vote absentee under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act. Learn more

Election Security Preparedness

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.

DHS Information

Security Tip (ST16-001) Securing Voter Registration Data

Best Practices for Continuity of Operations (Handling Destructive Malware)

Ransomware: What It Is and What To Do About It

 
EAC Best Practices

10 things you should know about maintaining your aging voting technology

10 things you should know about purchasing new voting equipment

Checklist for Securing Voter Registration Data

Checklist for Securing Election Night Reporting Systems

Quick Tips on Alternative Voting Methods 

 
EAC Information

EAC Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Information Technology of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (9-28-16)

EAC Meets to Review Contingency Planning and Security Preparations for Election Day (9-8-16)

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

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

 
 
Commissioner Masterson Blogs

The Reality of Election Security

EAC & Election Officials Working Together to Increase Confidence

Aging Voting Technology

Election Official as an IT Manager

EAC Wants YOU to Help Develop New Voting System Guidelines!

EAC-NIST Form Public Working Groups For New Voting System Guidelines

 
Sample Security Presentations from Election Offices

EAC welcomes state and local election offices to submit presentations or materials used to demonstrate election security in their jurisdictions. To be considered for posting on the EAC website, election offices may submit requests here.

Maryland

Montgomery County Board of Elections