Election Security Forum
The Commission hosted a public forum wherein it will facilitate a 3-panel discussion regarding election security and voting system certification.
Election Security Forum
The Commission hosted a public forum wherein it will facilitate a 3-panel discussion regarding election security and voting system certification.
Oct 14 , 2017

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The EAC’s Managing Election Technology Series

Oct 14 , 2017

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The EAC’s Managing Election Technology Series

 

Sep 21 , 2017

General Information / Election Administration

GENERAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Access Controls  

Methods by which access to specific data, procedures, and other resources is restricted or controlled.  The most common access control is a username/password combination

Mar 21 , 2017
This paper discusses major considerations election officials should ponder before determining the extent to which their future election or voting system implements a predominantly COTS inclusive approach.
Mar 21 , 2017
EVEREST Report
Mar 15 , 2017
Elections Operations Assessment Summarization
Mar 15 , 2017
VVSG Ad Hoc Committee Report_SB
Mar 15 , 2017
Election Operations Assessment: Threat Trees and Matrices and Threat Instance Risk Analyzer (TIRA)
Mar 15 , 2017
Elections Operations Assessment Phase I Report
Mar 15 , 2017
NIST Response to Resolutions Adopted by EAC Boards
Oct 12 , 2016
EAC Tech Time Videos 10 12 16
Sep 14 , 2016
EVN Top Ten v7 September 14 2016
Sep 07 , 2016
EAC Tech Time Videos 9 7 16 final
Sep 07 , 2016
EAC Tech Time Videos 9 7 16
Aug 25 , 2016
EAC Tech Time Videos 8 25 16 final
Aug 25 , 2016
EAC Tech Time Videos 8 25 16
Aug 01 , 2016
EAC Tech Time Videos 8 1 16
May 17 , 2016
hart 6 2 1 L A use procedures May 17 2016
May 17 , 2016
How to conduct the L A for WA OSOS May 17 2016
Nov 09 , 2010
UConn Voting Technology Research Center - October 8, 2010
Sep 16 , 2010
Public Meeting - May 5, 2004 To see other documents associated with this public meeting, please visit the events page at http://www.eac.gov/public_meeting_05052004/
Aug 27 , 2010
Voting technology has changed substantially over the years. New voting options provide accessibility, security, and privacy for the voter. This chapter aims to provide information on innovative uses for technology in the elections office and the voting process including tips on managing cost, maintenance, and replacement of technology.
May 13 , 2010
This guide covers the ever-changing role of Technology in Elections, including the impact of Technology on the Office, in Voting, in Voting Systems and on Costs and Replacements.
May 13 , 2010
Easily understood ballots are important for a successful election. This chapter discusses issues common to all types of ballots (paper-based and electronic) and highlights specific considerations for touch screen ballots, optical scan ballots, and audio ballots. It concludes with information about testing and validating of the ballots before use in an election.
May 13 , 2010
Provides information about optical scan voting systems and suggestions for administrative practices to consider before implementing a central count optical scan voting system. The guide discusses other considerations about switching to a central count optical scan voting system including voter intent determinations, voter education, blank ballots, over votes and under votes, polling place and central count locations.
May 13 , 2010
Acceptance testing of voting systems is perhaps the most important function that local election officials conduct in order to ensure the security and accuracy of their elections. This chapter covers acceptance testing for optical scan ballot counters, touch screen voting stations, and end-to-end voting. Additionally, a sample of how to conduct touch screen acceptance testing procedures is provided.
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.
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) 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 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 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.
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 20 , 2017
Ahead of the fifteenth anniversary of Help America Vote Act, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will come together with state and local election officials and the Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL) to hear feedback from people with disabilities about voting in rural America at the 23rd annual APRIL Conference on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. PT.
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.
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.
May 01 , 2017
A set of 17 core voting system functions that will guide the Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) next generation of Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) was unanimously approved this week by the EAC’s Standards Board. The vote came during the board’s annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Previously in February, the core principles were adopted for recommendation to the Standards Board during the EAC’s Technical Guidelines Development Committee’s (TGDC).
Dec 01 , 2017
The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office and Arapahoe County allowed a few dozen people from across the nation to assist with the first statewide risk-limiting audit (RLA) in Colorado. EAC staff and leadership, including Chairman Matthew Masterson, Commissioner Hicks, Jerome Lovato and Ryan Macias, were among this crowd.
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.
Aug 17 , 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 03 , 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 13 , 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.