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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.
The EAC provides timely and useful information to American voters, who deserve accessible, accurate and secure elections.
Help America Vote Act (HAVA)
Resolution - Ensuring Accessibility and Security
Federal Voting Rights Card also available in Braille, to request them email email@example.com
ADA Polling Place Solutions
Americans with Disabilities Act
Making Community Emergency Preparedness and Response Programs Accessible to People with Disabilities
ADA Best Practices Tool Kit for State and Local Governments
ADA Guide for Small Towns
Accessibility of State and Local Government Websites to People with Disabilities
American Bar Association, Commission on Law and Aging
State Provisions Regarding Voting: Constitutions, Election Laws and Guardianship Statutes
United States Access Board
GAO REPORT (GAO-18-4): Observations on Polling Place Accessibility and Related Federal Guidelines
GAO REPORT (GAO-08-442T): Elderly Voters: Some Improvements in Voting Accessibility from 2000 to 2004 Elections, but Gaps in Policy and Implementation Remain
GAO REPORT (GAO-02-107): Voters with Disabilities: Access to Polling Places and Alternative Voting Methods
National Council on Aging
National Institute on Aging (of the National Institutes of Health)
National Institute of Mental Health (of the National Institutes of Health)
American Foundation for the Blind
American Association of People with Disabilities
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
As we quickly approach the 2020 Elections, the EAC stands ready to assist voters with disabilities and the election officials who serve them. Please click the box below to contact us regarding your voting experiences and any relevant election accessibility recommendation. This will help us update the tools and best practices we offer to both election officials and voter with disabilities.