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.
Register to Vote and Keep Your Promise
Sep 03 , 2019

Registering to vote is much more than a bureaucratic formality. It’s a promise to participate in shaping our representative democracy by casting your ballot. And, it’s this sacred privilege of voting that makes National Voter Registration Day such an important event. It’s a time when Americans from all walks of life come together to encourage more citizens to take the first official step toward exercising one of their most important civic duties.

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 08 , 2016
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Jul 16 , 2019
As it marks the fourth annual National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW) REV UP Campaign, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today reaffirmed its commitment to ensure that all eligible voters can cast their ballot privately and independently – voting rights rooted in the Help America Vote Act and championed by the Commission.
Feb 22 , 2019
Commissioner Christy McCormick has been elected the new Chairwoman of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), a position she will hold for one year. McCormick will continue to serve alongside newly-elected EAC Vice Chairman Ben Hovland, and EAC Commissioners Thomas Hicks and Donald Palmer.
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.
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.
Jan 05 , 2018
A recent House of Delegates race in Virginia played out in the national spotlight due to its razor-thin margin, the back-and-forth results between candidates Shelly Simonds and David Yancey, and the political stakes associated with the ultimate winner. No matter which candidate ultimately is declared the next delegate to represent Virginia’s 94th district, the race has offered a powerful teaching moment about American elections and the impact of every single vote.