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Payments and Grants
This office provides oversight, monitoring and technical assistance to states and local election jurisdictions for HAVA funds. Formula grants include Requirements Payments to help states meet the requirements of Title III in HAVA, and the 2018 HAVA Election Security Grants to support election system upgrades to strengthen election security.
Resources for Voters
The EAC provides timely and useful information to American voters, who deserve accessible, accurate and secure elections
The EAC's Testing and Certification program is the critical first step in the process of maintaining the reliability and security of the voting systems used in our nation's elections.
Resources for Election Officials
Election officials need support to maintain and improve election systems. The EAC is a trusted partner in this important endeavor.
Research & Data
Innovative research and data collection fuels the EAC’s mission to improve voter experience and support election administrators.
Clemson University – Includes an executive summary for RAAV, deliverables on Prime III, and other initiatives
Rutgers University – Survey on Voters with Disabilities in the 2012 election
Association of Technology Act Programs - Implemented studies on new innovative findings for assisting voters with disabilities, developed voting guides, and outreach videos
The Election Center – Conducted focus group studies of election officials and held seminars across the U.S. on improving accessibility
For additional materials from the seminars, please click here
Paraquad - Conducted pilot projects for improving poll worker assistance
Final report/Project Summary
Suggested Best Practices
Election Day Job Aide/Picture Guide
Election Worker Training Curriculum
Tennessee Disability Vote Coalition – Created poll worker training models and conducted pilots
Election Data Services – Expanded the EDS national election machinery database to include types of accessible voting systems
Carnegie Melon Research Projects – Developed several innovative solutions for assisting voters with disabilities
Center for Accessible Information – Created a web-based voting information interface
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