The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today released its Annual Grant Expenditure Report for FY 2016 that documents the allocation and spending of funds established by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA). The commission reiterated during a public meeting held today that it has awarded more than $3,248,946,231 in grants to the 50 states, American Samoa, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission will host a public meeting at 2 p.m. on Wed, Aug. 16. The meeting will include cybersecurity comments from Cook County, Ill. Director of Elections Noah Praetz and a discussion of the commission’s 2016 Election Administration Voting Survey (EAVS) featuring Fors Marsh’s Thad Hall. The meeting will also feature agency updates related to its cybersecurity working group, payments and grants work, upcoming 2017 Election Awards and the latest reports from EAC.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Testing & Certification
Silver Spring, Md. – The Election Assistance Commission today certified a modification to Unisyn Voting Solutions, Inc.’s OpenElect Voting System 18.104.22.168. 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.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Today Commissioner Matthew Masterson was elected Chairman of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), a position he will hold for one year. Masterson will continue to serve alongside EAC Commissioner Thomas Hicks, who now moves from the role of Chairman to Vice Chair, and Commissioner Christy A. McCormick.
Monday, February 27, 2017
More than 35 million Americans with disabilities, roughly one-sixth of the total electorate, are eligible to vote in the United States. This accounts for a broad range of disabilities, including mobility, communicative, physical, and cognitive impairments. This ever-growing population of voters also faces educational, cultural and political barriers that can make participating in elections even more difficult. The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has a strong commitment to working with
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
WASHINGTON, October 30, 2013 — The Presidential Commission on Election Administration will convene a public conference call on Thursday, November 14, 2013 beginning at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time ending no later than 6:30 p.m. The teleconference is open to the public; interested members of the public may listen to the PCEA discussion using 1-888-606-9808 and pass code 7036450. Members of the public will not have the opportunity to ask questions or otherwise participate in the teleconference.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
WASHINGTON, September 6, 2013 — The Presidential Commission on Election Administration will convene public meetings in the Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 on Thursday, September 19, 2013 and Friday, September 20, 2013. Beginning at 8:00 a.m. on the 19th and ending at 4:30, and beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the 20th ending no later than 6:00 p.m.
Friday, September 6, 2013
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2013 — The Presidential Commission on Election Administration will convene a public meeting on June 28, 2013, in the Hurricane Room at the BankUnited Center, University of Miami, 1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146, beginning at 9:00 a.m. eastern time, ending no later than 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 — The Presidential Commission on Election Administration will convene a public meeting in the General Services Administration Auditorium, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, on Friday, June 21, 2013 beginning at 8:30 a.m. eastern time, ending no later than 12:00 p.m.
Friday, June 7, 2013