Clearies Best Practices conversation with Derek Bowens Director of Elections Durham County Board of Elections
Apr 13 , 2021

EAC Chairman Donald Palmer met virtually with Derek Bowens, Director of Elections for the Durham County Board of Elections in North Carolina to discuss best practices in election administration for the category Outstanding Innovation in Elections: Small Jurisdictions. Check out this video.

Feb 09 , 2016
Polling Place Accessibility Survey Form
Feb 09 , 2016
Polling Place Accessibility Survey Illinois
Feb 08 , 2016
A Guide to Implementation of Polling Place Accessibility in OK
May 13 , 2010
Polling places and vote centers provide locations at which registered voters are able to cast a ballot at an in-person facility. This chapter gives information on locating sites, reviews the recommended guidelines for polling places based on the ADA Standards for Accessible Design, including locating polling places, inspection requirements, and detailed step-by-step suggestions for evaluating potential polling places.
May 13 , 2010
Provides information for local election officials about locating and inspecting potential voting sites. The guide also includes tips for notifying voters about new voting locations along with considerations unique to vote centers, including staffing, training, and facility management.
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.
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 15 , 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.
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 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 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.
Apr 05 , 2019
The EAC launched a “Women in Elections” campaign to coincide with Women’s History Month. During the month of March, EAC Chairwoman Christy McCormick interviewed several women at the heart of elections at the Secretary of State and county, and within academia, and share their insight about elections on the EAC’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
Mar 22 , 2018
The EAC continues the Women in Elections series with a conversation between EAC Vice Chair Christy McCormick and Veronica Degraffenreid, Election Preparation & Support Manager for the North Carolina State Board of Elections & Ethics Enforcement (State Board).