May 28 , 2021

On May 27, 2021 Vice Chair Thomas Hicks and Commissioner Ben Hovland wrote to the commissioner of Major League Baseball encouraging MLB to recognize and celebrate election workers, who protected the health of voters, election officials, and our democracy in the midst of a global pandemic, during this year’s All-Star game in Denver.

 

EAC Statement
Dec 03 , 2020
Since Election Day has passed, a lot of attention has been focused on the oversight of voting technology and the companies who manufacturer these systems. The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is an independent, bipartisan commission charged with facilitating secure, accurate, and accessible elections by developing guidelines to meet the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) requirements, adopting voluntary voting system guidelines, testing voting systems, accrediting test laboratories, and serving as a national clearinghouse of information on election administration. 
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.
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: