Mar 08 , 2017
EAC FACT SHEET giving information on The U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Voting System Testing and Certification Program
Aug 27 , 2010
Elections are in the spotlight more than ever, and voters and candidates receive information on the elections process from multiple outlets. The chapter offers suggestions regarding planning, timelines, and materials that an election official may use to effectively communicate with the public. The strategies presented here have proven successful and an election official may be able to simply tailor them for his or her community.
Jul 01 , 1998
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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.
Feb 08 , 2018
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has certified Clear Ballot Group’s ClearVote 1.4 voting system, verifying its compliance with current federal standards. The determination came after a thorough test campaign conducted by EAC and Pro V&V in Huntsville, Ala. This is the first system certification for the Boston-based Clear Ballot Group.
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 27 , 2017
Ahead of the fifteenth anniversary of the ratification of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) on Sunday, October 29, 2017, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Chairman Matthew Masterson released the following statement today on the impact of the groundbreaking legislation on federal elections.
Oct 24 , 2017
The Election Assistance Commission has certified Unisyn Voting Solutions, Inc.’s (Unisyn) OpenElect 2.0 voting system, verifying its compliance with current federal standards. The determination came after a thorough test campaign conducted by EAC and Pro V&V in Huntsville, Ala., the commission’s newest testing lab.
Oct 17 , 2017
The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today released a brief on the growing trend of states offering early, no-excuse absentee and mail voting, and the increasing number of voters casting ballots before Election Day. This brief is the second in a series of “deep dives” into election administration trends and voting behavior ahead of the 2018 election cycle.
Apr 17 , 2017
San Antonio, Tex. – Members of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) Standards Board will meet in San Antonio from April 26-28 to discuss the accessibility, accuracy and security of federal elections. The meeting will include a closed visit to the Wounded Warrior Treatment Center at Fort Sam Houston and an open tour of the Bexar County Election Office. It will also feature presentations from speakers from across the nation, including each of the EAC’s three commissioners and representa
Mar 08 , 2017
For more than a decade, the EAC’s Testing and Certification Program has assisted state and local election officials by providing timely and accurate voting machine testing. This program is a requirement of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002, legislation that created the EAC and mandated that the Commission provide certification, decertification, and recertification of voting systems, as well as the accreditation of voting system testing laboratories. This legislation marked the first time
Feb 28 , 2017
The Election Assistance Commission today certified Election Systems & Software’s (ES&S) EVS 5.2.2.0 voting system, verifying its compliance with current federal voting system standards. The EVS 5.2.2.0 is a modification to the previously certified EVS 5.2.1.0 voting system. The determination came after a thorough test campaign conducted by EAC and NTS Huntsville.
Feb 27 , 2017
Today Commissioner Matthew Masterson was elected Chairman of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), a position he will hold for one year. Masterson will continue to serve alongside EAC Commissioner Thomas Hicks, who now moves from the role of Chairman to Vice Chair, and Commissioner Christy A. McCormick.
Feb 27 , 2017
The Election Assistance Commission has certified Election Systems & Software’s (ES&S) EVS 5.4.0.0 voting system, verifying its compliance with current federal voting system standards. The EVS 5.4.0.0 is a modification to the Omaha-based company’s previously certified EVS 5.2.0.0 voting system.
Feb 27 , 2017
The Election Assistance Commission has certified Election Systems & Software’s (ES&S) EVS 5.4.0.0 voting system, verifying its compliance with current federal voting system standards. The EVS 5.4.0.0 is a modification to the Omaha-based company’s previously certified EVS 5.2.0.0 voting system.
Mar 07 , 2017
The “Voting System Testing Update” blog is an effort to keep everyone informed of the progress systems in the EAC’s Testing and Certification Program are making each week. We hope that this adds additional transparency to our process and allows stakeholders to get a weekly update about test campaigns that impact their jurisdiction.
Feb 28 , 2017
The “Voting System Testing Update” blog is an effort to keep everyone informed of the progress systems in the EAC’s Testing and Certification Program are making each week. We hope that this adds additional transparency to our process and allows stakeholders to get a weekly update about test campaigns that impact their jurisdiction.
Jan 24 , 2017
The "Voting System Testing Update" blog is an effort to keep everyone informed of the progress systems in the EAC’s Testing and Certification Program are making each week. We hope that this adds additional transparency to our process and allows stakeholders to get a weekly update about test campaigns that impact their jurisdiction.
Dec 06 , 2016
The "Voting System Testing Update" blog is an effort to keep everyone informed of the progress systems in the EAC’s Testing and Certification Program are making each week. We hope that this adds additional transparency to our process and allows stakeholders to get a weekly update about test campaigns that impact their jurisdiction.
Nov 29 , 2016
The "Voting System Testing Update" blog is an effort to keep everyone informed of the progress systems in the EAC’s Testing and Certification Program are making each week. We hope that this adds additional transparency to our process and allows stakeholders to get a weekly update about test campaigns that impact their jurisdiction.
Nov 15 , 2016
The "Voting System Testing Update" blog is an effort to keep everyone informed of the progress systems in the EAC’s Testing and Certification Program are making each week. We hope that this adds additional transparency to our process and allows stakeholders to get a weekly update about test campaigns that impact their jurisdiction.