WASHINGTON, May 21, 2013 — The Presidential Commission on Election Administration was officially launched today, following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union pledge to identify non-partisan ways to shorten lines at polling places, promote the efficient conduct of elections, and provide better access to the polls for all voters.
The United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today released its 2006 Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) Report, a collection of data from the states about UOCAVA voting. The survey was released at today’s Facilitating the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act conference. The report and other materials from the conference are available at

Silver Spring, Md. – Today, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission launched its search for an Executive Director and General Counsel. Vacancy announcements for the positions are posted on The EAC continues to follow the Commissioners' approved succession planDownload PDF.