Sep 15 , 2017
The 2017 National Clearinghouse Competition is a nation-wide competition that is open to states, counties, advocates, and others in the elections community. The deadline for submissions is October 6, 2017 to Clearinghouse@eac.gov.
Jan 07 , 2017
U.S. EAC Public Meeting December 15, 2016 - Chairman Thomas Hicks Statement at Public Meeting.
Dec 13 , 2016
On Election Day 2016, our EAC Commissioners and our EAC Testing and Certification Department traveled throughout the United States observing elections in many different counties and many different states. This video shows a collection of the people and places they saw and the events that took place on Election Day 2016.
Jul 10 , 2019
the Commissioners of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, recognize the fourth Tuesday of each September as National Voter Registration Day and commit to joining national efforts to support voter registration and participation in elections.
Sep 14 , 2016
EVN Top Ten v7 September 14 2016
Sep 08 , 2016
EAC Commisioner Hicks BIO revised September 7 2016
Feb 02 , 2016
Statement by Commissioner Hicks NVRA Form (2 2 16)
Sep 21 , 2015
Statement by Commissioner Hicks Supporting NVRD (9 22 15)
Feb 07 , 2019
U.S. Election Assistance Commission Chairman Thomas Hicks issued the following statement memorializing Lucy Stensland Laederich, a longtime advocate for American voters overseas who recently lost her battle with cancer:
Feb 06 , 2019
Today, U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Chairman EAC administered the oath of office to newly appointed EAC Commissioners Benjamin Hovland and Donald Palmer. Hovland and Palmer join current Chairman Hicks and Vice Chair Christy McCormick, marking the first time in a decade that the commission has had a full quorum of Commissioners.
Mar 02 , 2018
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today released a new short video that details the broad spectrum of steps election officials take to secure elections. The new resource is part of the commission’s #Countdown18 effort to provide election officials with the tools necessary to carry out secure, accessible and efficient elections.
Feb 23 , 2018
Commissioner Thomas Hicks has been selected to serve as Chairman of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), a position effective Feb. 24. He will be Chairman for one year and will continue to serve alongside EAC Commissioners Christy McCormick, who now moves to the role of Vice Chair, and Commissioner Matthew Masterson, who served as chairman during the past year. Hicks previously served as Chairman from February 2016 to February 2017.
Jan 03 , 2018
Ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission will host an all-day summit to highlight a spectrum of issues that state and local election officials will face as they work to administer secure, accessible and efficient 2018 federal elections. The event will feature keynote speakers and expert panelists who will address topics such as election security, voting accessibility, and how to use election data to improve the voter experience.
Oct 14 , 2017
Members of the Elections Government Sector Coordinating Council (GCC) adopted a charter to guide its operations moving forward. The GCC, which will inform how the Department of Homeland Security works with state and local jurisdictions to implement its designation of elections systems as part of the nation’s critical infrastructure, includes all U.S. Election Assistance Commissioner (EAC) commissioners.