The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 included $380 million in grants, made available to states to improve the administration of elections for Federal office, including to enhance technology and make certain election security improvements. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 authorized an additional $425 million in new Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funds followed by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022 which authorized an additional $75 million for the HAVA Election Security program.
Requesting Funds - Eligible Applicants are States as defined by HAVA and the Appropriations Act(s)
Guidance on Managing Funds
ES Expenditure Snapshot
$880 million was appropriated in FY18, FY20, and FY22.
As of March 31, 2022, states have spent a total of $420 million (approximately 52%) of the funds. State by state snapshot: ES Grant Expenditures.
The next expenditure reports are due to the EAC on December 29th.
The EAC does not edit or modify the contents provided in CARES Act or HAVA Election Security Grant reports. The report contents are posted as we receive them by the states.