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Inspector General

Wednesday, October 25, 2023
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 About the Office

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is an independent division of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). The OIG was created in 2005 and operates under the authorities vested in it by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) and the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended (IG Act). 

The mission of the OIG to safeguard the Federal investment in our electoral system by conducting objective and meaningful oversight. It accomplishes this mission by conducting audits, investigations, and evaluations of EAC, its programs, its contractors, and its grantees.


The EAC OIG website includes information on:

  • its strategic oversight plans
  • the results of its oversight work
  • OIG’s system of quality control
  • how concerned employees and other stakeholders can file reports of fraud, waste, and abuse

Office of Inspector General Website Links

  • Main OIG Website

    Find OIG information on resources, reporting, fraud reporting, and more.

  • OIG Hotline Portal

    System to submit a complaint regarding waste, fraud, abuse or mismanagement in EAC programs or involving a recipient of funds distributed by EAC.