EAC Seal with the words "Election Assistance Commission Statement"
Aug 18 , 2020

PRESS RELEASE
August 18, 2020
For Immediate Release

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.
Jul 30 , 2018

Noren Served as Boone County Clerk for More Than 30 Years, EAC Board of Advisors Member

Silver Spring, Md. – U.S.

Jul 30 , 2018

Silver Spring, Md. – U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Chairman Thomas Hicks and Vice Chair Christy McCormick today issued a joint statement to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Sep 14 , 2016
EVN Top Ten v7 September 14 2016
Aug 29 , 2016
Election Security Statement EAC 8 5 16 August 5 2016
Feb 02 , 2016
Statement by Commissioner Hicks NVRA Form (2 2 16)
Sep 25 , 2015
Voting is a civic duty that all American citizens should be able to participate. It is a critical element that is the great equalizer to our electoral and political processes. Unfortunately, many Americans all too often don’t vote because they may miss a registration deadline, or are unfamiliar with how to register. I want to encourage all eligible U.S. citizens to register to vote in their State by using National Voter Registration Day to check their registration or register to vote. I also support all applicants to follow the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Tips & FAQs for voters to le
Sep 21 , 2015
Statement by Commissioner Hicks Supporting NVRD (9 22 15)
Aug 13 , 2015
Regarding EAC Advisory on the Use of HAVA Funds for Criminal Investigation Relying on the recommendations and conversations with staff and the Inspector General, I approve this recommendation. States have used HAVA funds for list maintenance since first receiving funds from the Federal Government. I would urge Iowa to move away from calling this position a Criminal Investigator. The title above could lead to voter intimidation, possible inadvertently voter suppression, when the goal should purely be maintaining an accurate voter file. I also have concerns of the rate of pay for each yea
Statement
Jul 26 , 2019
U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Chairwoman Christy McCormick, Vice Chair Ben Hovland, Commissioner Thomas Hicks and Commissioner Donald Palmer today issued the following joint statement to commemorate the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
May 23 , 2019
U.S. Election Assistance Commission Chairwoman Christy McCormick, Vice Chair Ben Hovland, Commissioner Thomas Hicks, and Commissioner Donald Palmer issued the following statement celebrating this week’s 100th anniversary of the U.S. House of Representatives affirmative vote to grant women the right to vote:
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:
Dec 03 , 2018
U.S .Election Assistance Commission Chairman Thomas Hicks and Vice Chair Christy McCormick issued this statement following the death of President George H.W. Bush
Nov 06 , 2018
As polls open for Election Day 2018, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) commends the tremendous work of state and local election officials, who spend each day working to ensure secure, accessible and efficient elections. The EAC is proud to stand with them in the work to help America vote.
Oct 29 , 2018
Today marks the 16th anniversary of the signing of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) by President George W. Bush, watershed legislation that improved the accessibility and administration of Federal Elections and established the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to provide guidance and resources to election officials around the country.
Sep 25 , 2018
On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, National Voter Registration Day, U.S. Election Assistance Commission Chairman Thomas Hicks and Vice Chair Christy McCormick released the following statement:
May 21 , 2018
Following the release of “So far, few states have sought federal money to secure elections,” a POLITICO article published on May 17, U.S. Election Assistance Commission Chairman Thomas Hicks submitted the following letter to the publication’s editors.
Mar 12 , 2018
Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Chairman Thomas Hicks, Vice Chair Christy McCormick, and Commissioner Matthew Masterson today issued the following statement honoring the life and legacy of Wendy Noren, who served as Boone County Clerk for over three decades and as a member of the EAC’s Board of Advisors, and lost her long battle with cancer on Sunday.
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.
Jul 26 , 2017
U.S. Election Assistance Commission Chairman Matthew V. Masterson, Vice Chair Thomas Hicks, and Commissioner Christy McCormick today issued a joint statement marking the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and noting the importance accessibility protections afforded voters as a result of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002.