EAC Board of Advisors Virtual Meeting Room at www.eac.gov. The virtual meeting room opened on Monday, August 4, 2008, at 9:00 A.M. EDT and closed on Friday, August 8, 2008, at 5:00 P.M. EDT. The site was available 24 hours per day during that 5-day period.
The EAC Board of Advisors reviewed and provided comment on the draft Alternative Voting Methods report. The draft contained feasibility and advisability recommendations regarding: early voting; Election Day as a Federal holiday; vote-by-mail; vote centers; weekend voting; and, voting in Puerto Rico.
The EAC Board of Advisors Virtual Meeting Room was established to enable the Board of Advisors to conduct business in an efficient manner in a public forum, including being able to review and discuss draft documents, when it is not feasible for an in-person board meeting. The Board of Advisors did not take any votes or propose any resolutions during the 5-day forum of August 4 - August 8, 2008. Members posted comments about the draft Alternative Voting Methods report.