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Thursday, September 13, 2012

EAC Roundtable - Veterans Voting this November

09:00 AM - 12:30 PM

EAC will host a discussion on ways to improve access to voting for veterans. This is part of a yearlong series of EAC discussions on topics to prepare for the Presidential Election in November.

Follow-Up: Veterans Voting Information & Best Practice Sheet

Best Practices for Veterans Voting: Examining Election Operations, Procedures and Accessibility

The roundtable will take place on Thursday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at EAC’s offices at 1225 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. in Suite 150. The public is invited to attend. The discussion will also be webcast live and feature a Twitter fall.

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PARTICIPATE: Submit questions or comments. Tweet @EACgov and follow #BReady2012.

Agenda, Panelists & Discussion Questions

HAVA directs that EAC shall serve as a national clearinghouse and resource for the compilation of information and review of procedures with respect to the administration of Federal elections, including the maintenance of an elections clearinghouse of information on the experiences of State and local governments. From its inception, the EAC has been engaged in the collection, aggregation and dissemination of information for the purpose of improving election administration in all jurisdictions in the United States.


Moderator: Merle King, Executive Director, Georgia’s Center for Election Systems, Kennesaw State University. 

  • Laura B. Balun, Director, Voluntary Service Office, U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
  • Hon. Beth Chapman, Secretary of State, Alabama; Veterans Who Vote Program; How to Volunteer
  • W. Bradley Fain, Ph.D., Principal Research Scientist, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D., IDEaS Professor & Chair, Clemson University
  • Paul Lux, Supervisor of Elections, Okaloosa County, Florida
  • Lee Page, Associate Advocacy Director, Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Deborah Seiler, Registrar of Voters, San Diego County, California
  • Steve Trout, Director of Elections, Oregon Office of the Secretary of State


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