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Oct 08 , 2019
As National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, October is a great time to highlight Securing WisVote, a 2018 Clearie awardee in the Outstanding Innovations in Elections category.
May 14 , 2019
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will host its final public hearing to receive testimony and public comments on the proposed Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 Principles and Guidelines from 1:30 – 4:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, May 20, 2019 at its Silver Spring headquarters.
Apr 17 , 2017
Agenda for the EAC Standards Board Meeting San Antonio, TX.
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)
Jul 25 , 2019
The 2018 midterm elections saw unprecedented levels of coordination between all levels of government and the private sector election companies, and the 2020 election will improve on that effort. Currently, all 50 states are members of the Election Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC), along with more than 1,800 local jurisdictions, and fourteen private sector companies making it the fastest growing ISAC in history.
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.
Jun 26 , 2019
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today released findings from the 2018 Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS), the most comprehensive source of state- and local jurisdiction-level data about election administration in the United States. The EAC also hosted an Election Data Summit in the Russell Senate Office Building from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ET to correspond with the release of the 2018 EAVS.
Jun 12 , 2019
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will host the 2019 Election Data Summit on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET in the Russell Senate Office Building, Room 301 (Senate Rules and Administration Committee Hearing Room). The event coincides with the release of the 2018 Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS) and will feature expert speakers examining how to use data to help America vote.
May 30 , 2019
In order to ensure all stakeholders have the opportunity to submit their comments on the next generation of Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG 2.0), the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has extended the public comment period until 5:00 p.m. EST on June 7, 2019.
May 25 , 2019
In order to avoid potential email-based security threats we have changed our process to receive VVSG 2.0 comments via an online form, further protected by captcha technology, which we believe also protects the integrity of the submission process.
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:
Apr 16 , 2019
Members of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) Board of Advisors will meet in Salt Lake City from April 24-25 to discuss election security, the next generation of voluntary voting system guidelines testing requirements, disaster preparedness and recovery, voting accessibility and the upcoming release of the 2018 Election Administration & Voting Survey.
Apr 11 , 2019
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) heard from members of the Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Working Group comprised of election officials from across the country with experience administering elections in the aftermath of catastrophic natural and man-made disasters
Apr 04 , 2019
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today released a Grant Expenditure Report for Fiscal Year 2018 detailing how states and territories have spent $3,628,946,231 in federal funds made available through the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) from the time the legislation was ratified on October 29, 2002 until September 30, 2018.
Apr 03 , 2019
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will host a public hearing from 1 – 4 p.m. CDT (2 – 5 p.m. EDT) on April 10 in Memphis to receive testimony on the proposed Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 Principles and Guidelines. The hearing will feature testimony from EAC and NIST staff, as well leaders from the EAC’s Standards Board and Board of Advisors. It will also include a public comment period. The event is open to the public and will be livestreamed on the EAC’s website.
Apr 02 , 2019
Members of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) Standards Board will meet in Memphis from April 11-12 to discuss election security, the next generation of voluntary voting system guidelines testing requirements, disaster management and recovery, as well as election law.
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 15 , 2019
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) four sitting Commissioners unanimously voted to publish the proposed Voluntary Voting System Guidelines 2.0 (VVSG) Principles and Guidelines in the Federal Register for a 90 day public comment period, after which comments and feedback on the proposed document will be compiled and presented to the Commissioners for discussion and consideration.
Feb 15 , 2019
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced the recipients of the 2018 Clearinghouse Awards for best practices in election administration, also known as the “Clearie” Awards. Born of the EAC’s mandate to serve as a national clearinghouse of information on election administration, the annual “Clearie” awards recognize best practices in election administration and highlight exemplary models which can serve as examples to other officials and jurisdictions.
Feb 12 , 2019
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that the Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) was the recipient of a 2018 “Clearie” Award for Recruiting, Training and Retaining Election Workers. The BOE received the award for the Future Vote Initiative, which encourages students from grades 6 to 12 to participate in elections.
Feb 12 , 2019
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that the Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office was the recipient of a 2018 “Clearie” Award for Recruiting, Training and Retaining Election Workers. The Clerk’s Office received the award for a new election worker training program called “Learn the Vote.
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.
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:
Aug 21 , 2018
The EAC today released narratives and budgets for 48 of the 55 states and territories that have received a portion of new funds appropriated in March 2018. Seven remaining states have requested extensions and will be released at a later date.
Aug 20 , 2018
On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will release program narratives and budgets from 48 of the 55 states and territories eligible to receive the newly appropriated Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funds contained in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018. The narrative and budget release will precede EAC regional press calls to provide additional information about the grants and state-specific narratives.
Jul 17 , 2018
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission, Arizona State University Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service, and Democracy Fund Voice will host the third annual Language Access for Voters Summit at the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center at on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Washington, DC. The event will convene state and local election officials, advocates and stakeholders from language communities to discuss critical issues of language accessibility.
Jul 16 , 2018
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that each of the 55 eligible states and territories have requested 100 percent of the newly appropriated Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funds and a combined $333,921,264 have already been transferred into state accounts.
Jun 07 , 2018
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) released a brief today on the rate in which provisional ballots are issued and counted during federal elections, and the impact of different state policies on provisional ballot usage and acceptance. This is the fifth and final in a series of “deep dives” into election administration trends and voting behavior ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. The brief analyzes data from the 2016 EAVS.
Jun 05 , 2018
Silver Spring, Md. - The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that 26 states have requested $209,638,865 in newly available funds to improve the administration of elections for Federal office, 55 percent of the total amount available. The announcement comes less than three months after Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 that allocated $380 million for Help American Vote Act (HAVA) funds. The Commission’s rapid and responsible distribution of funds en
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.
May 01 , 2018
Silver Spring, Md. – The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) released a brief today on evolving election technology and its implications for election efficiency, integrity, accessibility, voter experience and confidence, and the roles of election officials at all levels. This is the fourth in a series of “deep dives” into election administration trends and voting behavior ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
Apr 25 , 2018
Members of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Standards Board and Board of Advisors reviewed the next generation of Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG), discussed the intent and application process for newly appropriated HAVA funding, examined election security efforts, and tackled other timely election-related issues such as disaster recovery contingency planning during recent meetings from April 19-24 in Miami.
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.
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.
Dec 19 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) recently released the EAVS Data Interactive, a new data visualization tool that allows users to pull data most relevant to them from the 2016 Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS), the most comprehensive nationwide data on election administration in the United States.
Dec 18 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) recently released the EAVS Data Interactive, a new data visualization tool that allows users to pull data most relevant to them from the 2016 Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS), the most comprehensive nationwide data on election administration in the United States.
Dec 13 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today released the EAVS Data Interactive, a new data visualization tool that allows users to pull data most relevant to them from the 2016 Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS), the most comprehensive nationwide data on election administration in the United States.
Nov 30 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that Florida’s Indian River County won a national competition recognizing best practices in election administration. The county was selected for its excellence in election innovations.
Nov 30 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has announced the winners of its national competition for best practices in election administration. Born of the commission’s mandate to serve as a national clearinghouse of information on election administration, the annual “Clearie” awards recognize outstanding innovations in election administration that can serve as examples for other officials and jurisdictions to emulate.
Nov 30 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that Pierce County in Washington state won a national competition recognizing best practices in election administration. The county was selected for its excellence in election innovations.
Nov 30 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that the Denver County Elections Division won a national competition recognizing best practices in election administration. The county was selected for its excellence in election innovations.
Nov 29 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that El Paso County’s elections department won a national competition recognizing best practices in election administration. El Paso County was selected for its work to make the voting process more accessible for voters with disabilities.
Nov 29 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that Collin County Democrats with Disabilities (CCDWD) and Disability Rights Texas have won a national competition recognizing best practices in election administration. CCDWD and Disability Rights Texas were selected for its work to make the voting process more accessible for voters with disabilities.
Nov 29 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that the Washington Secretary of State’s office won a national competition recognizing best practices in election administration. The Washington Secretary of State’s office was selected for its work to make the voting process more accessible for voters with disabilities.
Nov 28 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that Port Huron Township has won a national competition recognizing best practices in election administration. The township was selected for its work to recruit, train and retain election workers.
Nov 28 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that the city of Minneapolis has won a national competition recognizing best practices in election administration. Minneapolis was selected for its work to recruit, train and retain election workers.
Nov 15 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) released a brief today that shows a decline in the number of physical polling places across the country, the continued challenges jurisdictions report facing in recruiting poll workers, and age data for poll workers. This is the third in a series of “deep dives” into election administration trends and voting behavior ahead of the 2018 election cycle.
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.
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.
Sep 28 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will convene a livestream roundtable discussion with cybersecurity experts and local election officials to discuss the unique challenge hackers present, understanding what it means to be the target of a nation-state actor and the collaborative approach needed to update and strengthen jurisdictions’ cyber safeguards.
Sep 20 , 2017
The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today released what will be the first in a series of “deep dives” into election administration trends and voting behavior ahead of the 2018 election cycle. The first brief focuses on the impact of technology, methods of voter enrollment and list maintenance techniques on voter registration.
Sep 12 , 2017
The next generation of Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG 2.0) that will guide the Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) testing and certification work was adopted today by the EAC’s Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC).
Sep 06 , 2017
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet next week to consider the next generation of voting system testing guidelines. The meeting, slated to take place on Sept. 11 and 12 at the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), marks the next step in moving forward with the development of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) version 2.0, a set of specifications and requirements against which voting systems can be tested to determine if the systems meet required standar
Sep 01 , 2017
Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) held meetings planned in coordination with the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to further discuss and develop the Election Critical Infrastructure Subsector partnership framework. The meetings were held in conjunction with the Election Center National Conference and the National Association of State Election Directors Summer Conference in Orange County, Calif.
Aug 29 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that Votem Corporation has been officially registered to participate in the commission's Voting System Testing & Certification Program. The designation follows an EAC determination that the Cleveland, Ohio-based company meets all of the requirements noted in its certification Program Manual. Votem Corporation is now permitted to submit voting systems for EAC examination and certification.
Aug 18 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is seeking entry submissions for its second-annual national competition for best practices in election administration. This year the commission will present three awards in the categories of best practices related to voting accessibility, outstanding innovations in elections, and recruiting, training and retaining election workers. All entries must be received by October 6, 2017.
Aug 16 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today released its Annual Grant Expenditure Report for FY 2016 that documents the allocation and spending of funds established by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA). The commission reiterated during a public meeting held today that it has awarded more than $3,248,946,231 in grants to the 50 states, American Samoa, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.
Aug 14 , 2017
The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today certified a modification to Dominion Democracy Suite (D-Suite) voting system version 5.0-A 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.
Aug 10 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission will host a public meeting at 2 p.m. on Wed, Aug. 16. The meeting will include cybersecurity comments from Cook County, Ill. Director of Elections Noah Praetz and a discussion of the commission’s 2016 Election Administration Voting Survey (EAVS) featuring Fors Marsh’s Thad Hall. The meeting will also feature agency updates related to its cybersecurity working group, payments and grants work, upcoming 2017 Election Awards and the latest reports from EAC.
Jul 27 , 2017
This week during a two-day meeting hosted by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) in coordination with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), national security and election stakeholders from across the nation addressed next steps in the process to incorporate elections as part of the country’s critical infrastructure.
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.
Jul 14 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will host a streaming web event on Tuesday, July 18, at 11 a.m. EDT to examine initiatives that improve voting accessibility for veterans with disabilities. The event coincides with the second annual National Disability Voter Registration Week and the 27th anniversary month of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Jun 29 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission today released the 2016 Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS), the most comprehensive nationwide data about election administration in the United States. The survey is a deep dive into a wealth of election and voting data and includes findings such as an increase in registered voters since 2012, a growing number of Americans voting before Election Day and a larger number of jurisdictions using technologies such as e-poll books.
Jun 07 , 2017
Consistent with the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s commitment to providing state and local election administrators with the information they need to ensure secure, accessible and accurate elections, the commission is issuing the following alert to state and local election officials
Jun 06 , 2017
I encourage those federal agencies that have specific intelligence or resources that could help election officials better secure the election process to share that information with state and local officials as soon as possible. This information is critical to ensuring the continued security of the process moving forward.
May 25 , 2017
Democracy Fund Voice and the U.S. Election Assistance Commission will host their second annual Language Access for Voters Summit on Tuesday, June 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The summit, which will feature lectures from national election leaders, expert panels and break-out strategy sessions, comes as state and local election leaders prepare to meet voter access language requirements ahead of the next Federal election cycle.
May 15 , 2017
Members of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) Board of Advisors will meet in Minneapolis from May 23-24 to discuss the accessibility, accuracy and security of federal elections.
Apr 28 , 2017
San Antonio, Tex. – Today members of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) Standards Board concluded their annual meeting to discuss the accessibility, accuracy and security of federal elections. The gathering included a vote to name three members to the Standard Board’s Executive Board, including Greg Riddlemoser of Virginia, Reynaldo Valenzuela of Arizona and Genevieve Whitaker of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Apr 26 , 2017
Today members of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) Standards Board gather in San Antonio to kick off their annual national meeting, a gathering to discuss the accessibility, accuracy and security of federal elections. The meeting begins this morning with a closed visit to the Wounded Warrior Treatment Center at Fort Sam Houston and an open tour of the Bexar County Election Office
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 29 , 2017
Silver Spring, Md. – The Election Assistance Commission today certified a modification to Unisyn Voting Solutions, Inc.’s OpenElect Voting System 1.3.0.2. 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.
Mar 27 , 2017
Silver Spring, Md. – The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will host a public hearing on Tuesday, April 4, to examine how the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to designate election systems as part of the nation’s critical infrastructure will impact state and local election officials. The hearing, chaired by EAC Chairman Matthew V. Masterson, is open to the public and will be available online at www.eac.gov.
Mar 20 , 2017
As the House Intelligence Committee holds a hearing to examine threats posed by Russia, including potential threats to U.S. elections, Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Chair Matthew V. Masterson is assuring state and local election officials that the commission is actively working with other federal agencies to help them navigate challenges posed by those seeking to interfere with the nation’s vote.
Mar 16 , 2017
As part of its month-long focus on voter list maintenance, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will host a streaming webinar titled "Spring Cleaning: Voter List Maintenance Best Practices, Tools and Success Stories" at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21.The discussion, moderated by EAC Chairman Matthew V. Masterson, will feature the following speakers:
Mar 14 , 2017
The Election Assistance Commission today certified a modification to the Hart InterCivic Verity Voting 2.2.1 voting system, verifying its compliance with current federal voting system standards. The determination came after a thorough test campaign conducted by EAC and SLI Global in Wheat Ridge, Colo. The modification is specifically designed to accommodate Michigan’s straight party voting method.
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 08 , 2017
The Election Assistance Commission today certified that Dominion Voting’s Democracy Suite 5.0 voting system meets current federal voting system standards. The determination came after a thorough review campaign conducted by Pro V&V, the EAC’s newest voting system testing lab.
Dec 15 , 2016
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has become aware of a potential intrusion into an EAC web-facing application. The EAC is currently working with Federal law enforcement agencies to investigate the potential breach and its effects. The EAC does not administer elections. State and local jurisdictions run elections.
Jul 13 , 2016
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today extended support for the country’s first National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW) taking place July 11-15,2016. The effort is spearheaded by the 2016 REV Up Campaign, which stands for “Register! Educate! Vote!,” a national drive to get people with disabilities registered to vote and raise awareness about disability rights issues and the importance of the disability vote.
Oct 19 , 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.
Oct 12 , 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.
Aug 31 , 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.
Jul 06 , 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.
Jun 22 , 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.
May 16 , 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.
Apr 25 , 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.
Mar 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.
Nov 03 , 2016
In the coming months after the election, states will begin responding to the 2016 EAVS which will provide final data about early and absentee voting, as well as plenty of other election administration data. Stay tuned for updates in 2017!