Washington DC – Today, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) announced the appointment of Steven Frid as the new executive director of the agency. The announcement follows a formal search process as designated by the Help America Vote Act of 2002. Mr. Frid will replace Mark A. Robbins, who served as Interim Executive Director since February 8, 2022. 

November 7, 2022 
For Immediate Release 

Washington DC – Election Day is the last day of voting. With that in mind, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) recognizes the hard work and dedication of officials and poll workers who make elections possible. EAC Chairman Thomas Hicks, Vice Chair Christy McCormick, Commissioner Ben Hovland, and Commissioner Donald Palmer issued the following joint statement: 

October 27, 2022 

Twenty years ago, the Help America Vote Act was signed into law by President George W. Bush on October 29. The landmark legislation addresses a variety of improvements to voting systems and voter access that were identified following the 2000 election.