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Payments and Grants
This office provides oversight, monitoring and technical assistance to states and local election jurisdictions for HAVA funds. Formula grants include Requirements Payments to help states meet the requirements of Title III in HAVA, and the 2018 HAVA Election Security Grants to support election system upgrades to strengthen election security.
Resources for Voters
The EAC provides timely and useful information to American voters, who deserve accessible, accurate and secure elections
The EAC's Testing and Certification program is the critical first step in the process of maintaining the reliability and security of the voting systems used in our nation's elections.
Resources for Election Officials
Election officials need support to maintain and improve election systems. The EAC is a trusted partner in this important endeavor.
Research & Data
Innovative research and data collection fuels the EAC’s mission to improve voter experience and support election administrators.
A Notice of Clarification (NOC) provides further guidance and explanation on the requirements and procedures of the EAC's Voting System Certification or Voting System Testing Laboratory programs. NOCs may be issued pursuant to a clarification request from an EAC voting system test laboratory or an EAC registered manufacturer. EAC may also issue NOCs when it determines general clarifications are necessary.
NOC 2016-03 -- Test Case Upload
NOC 2016-02 -- Trusted Build
NOC 2016-01 -- Test Readiness Review
NOC 2015-01 -- Test Readiness Review
NOC 2014-01 -- EAC Technology Testing Agreement
NOC 2013-02 -- Detailed Description of Changes for Modifications
NOC 2013-01 -- Discrepancy Listing in Test Report
NOC 2012-02 -- Clarification of System Identification Tool Functionality
NOC 2012-01 -- Clarification of COTS Product Equivalency for De Minimis Change
NOC 2011-01 -- Clarification of De Minimis Change Determination Requirements Related to Data
NOC 2009-005-- Development and Submission of Test Plans for Modifications to EAC Certified Systems
NOC 2009-004-- Development and Submission of Test Reports
NOC 2009-003-- De Minimis Change Determination Requirements
NOC 2009-002-- Laboratory Independence Requirement
NOC 2009-001-- Requirements for Test Lab Development and Submission of Test Plans
NOC 2008-003-- EAC Conformance Testing Requirements
NOC 2008-002-- EAC Mark of Certification
NOC 2008-001-- Validity of Prior Non-core Hardware Environmental and EMC Testing
NOC 2007-005-- Voting System Test Laboratory Responsibilities in the Management and Oversight of Third Party Testing
NOC 2007-004-- Voting System Manufacturing Facilities
NOC 2007-003-- State Testing Done in Conjunction with Federal Testing within the EAC Program
NOC 2007-002-- VSTL Work with Manufacturers Outside of Voting System Certification Engagements
NOC 2007-001-- Timely Submission of Certification Application