Guidance, Policies & Advisories

EAC has issued the following policies, advisories and guidance to assist states to help comply with HAVA. This information was issued based upon inquiries and clarifications submitted by election officials.


Implementing Statewide Voter Registration Lists (PDF 107KB)

MOE Plan Submission Checklist

Interpretation of Material Changes to State Plans

Grants Primer for Election Officials

Program Income as Match


Disposition of Equipment Purchased with HAVA Funds

Policy Regarding Authority to Issue Funding Decisions on Use of HAVA Funds(adopted May 28, 2015)

Policy on Maintenance of Expenditure (final MOE adopted June 28, 2010)

Policy Clarification Regarding Allowable Uses of HAVA Funds Authorized under Titles I and II

EAC Advisories

EAC Advisory: Use of HAVA Funds for Criminal Investigation (August 13, 2015)

EAC Advisory: Satellite In-Person Absentee Voting Locations (July 28, 2015)

EAC Advisory 2007-002: Program Income and Set-off of Cost Incident to Program Income

EAC Advisory 2007-001: Accessible Voting Systems for In-person Absentee Voting

EAC Advisory 2005-006: Provisional Voting and Identification Requirements

EAC Advisory 2005-005: Lever Voting Machines and HAVA Section 301(a)

EAC Advisory 2005-004: How to determine if a voting system is compliant with Section 301(a)

EAC Advisory 2005-003: Interest on HAVA Title I, Section 101 Funds

EAC Advisory 2005-002: Appropriation of matching funds equal to 5% of an amount less than the total available Requirements Payment

EAC Advisory 2005-001: Use of funds provided by counties as part of the State’s matching funding under Title II of HAVA

EAC Advisory Letter 2004-1: Electronic Voting Security



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