Members of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Standards Board and Board of Advisors reviewed the next generation of Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG), discussed the intent and application process for newly appropriated HAVA funding, examined election security efforts, and tackled other timely election-related issues such as disaster recovery contingency planning during recent meetings from April 19-24 in Miami.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Commissioner Thomas Hicks has been selected to serve as Chairman of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), a position effective Feb. 24. He will be Chairman for one year and will continue to serve alongside EAC Commissioners Christy McCormick, who now moves to the role of Vice Chair, and Commissioner Matthew Masterson, who served as chairman during the past year. Hicks previously served as Chairman from February 2016 to February 2017.
Friday, February 23, 2018
Ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission will host an all-day summit to highlight a spectrum of issues that state and local election officials will face as they work to administer secure, accessible and efficient 2018 federal elections. The event will feature keynote speakers and expert panelists who will address topics such as election security, voting accessibility, and how to use election data to improve the voter experience.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Testing & Certification
The Election Assistance Commission has certified Unisyn Voting Solutions, Inc.’s (Unisyn) OpenElect 2.0 voting system, verifying its compliance with current federal standards. The determination came after a thorough test campaign conducted by EAC and Pro V&V in Huntsville, Ala., the commission’s newest testing lab.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017