Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:00 PM
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 3:00 PM
The EAC COVID-19 hearing was livestreamed on the EAC's YouTube page. The livestream allowed members of the public to remotely observe the informative discussions amongst the Commissioners and the participants testifying.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) conducted a virtual hearing to discuss issues facing state and local election officials regarding elections and the COVID-19 pandemic, including considerations regarding the expansion of voting by mail and absentee voting.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hosted a virtual hearing to discuss the administration of federal elections during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this hearing,
EAC Commissioners heard panelists present on major considerations for expanding vote by mail options for the remaining primaries and the general election and considerations for in-person voting. Panelists included state and local election officials and other representatives from the elections administration field. Other considerations such as accessibility for voters with disabilities and ensuring secure elections were also discussed.
This hearing was open to the public. For more information contact Kristen Muthig at [email protected] or (202) 897-9285.