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EAC has awarded grants to 14 institutions of higher education and one nonprofit organization to recruit students to serve as poll workers in the 2010 federal election. Read more
Connecticut has submitted three more reports to EAC's Voting System Reports Clearinghouse. Read these and other reports.
Due to illness, the public meeting on Thursday, May 27, is canceled. Meeting agenda items will be addressed in a future EAC public meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Download comments from the public here.
EAC has extended the Military Heroes Grant deadline to July 28, 2010. For more information, read the updated grant notice.
Topics: maintenance of expenditure policy; clearinghouse policy; NVRA regulations; election management guidelines. See the agenda and notice for additional information.
The commission has four new funding advisory opinions: FAO-09-005 (MT); FAO-10-001 (OR); FAO-10-002 (TN); FAO-10-003 (NY). Read more.
EAC held a comment period for its draft maintenance of expenditure policy, which ended April 19, 2010. Read the comments.
Citizens who speak Cherokee, Dakota, Navajo and Yup'ik, the most commonly spoken Native American and Alaska Native languages in the U.S., will now have access to federal election voter guides in their native languages. Read more
EAC has posted comments submitted by the public on the draft UOCAVA Pilot Program Testing Requirements. These activities are in accordance with the MOVE Act, passed by Congress in 2009. Read more.
EAC lauded the service of the legions of election officials and poll workers across the nation that make it possible for eligible voters to cast a vote for their candidate and to know their vote counted. Read more
EAC has several projects underway designed to better serve military and overseas citizens who register and vote absentee under the provisions of the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA). This includes Draft UOCAVA Pilot Program Testing Requirements and a Draft Voting System Pilot Program Testing & Certification Manual. There is also a new Report to Congress on EAC's Efforts to Establish Guidelines for Remote Electronic Absentee Voting Systems. Read more.
EAC is pleased to announce the Military Heroes Initiative, a $500,000 two-year grant aimed at advancing voting technology and processes for recently injured military personnel. Read more
The EAC Standards Board will have an opportunity to publicly comment on EAC's draft Recounts and Contests study May 3-14. The public is invited to observe the comments. Go here to enter the meeting room.
- voting rights
- public elections
- election laws
- how our votes are or are not being counted
- the people running our elections
- how to run real elections
- how to overcome challenges in taking back our elections
- the federal government's role in our elections
- the people making the decisions affecting our elections
- citizen election watchdog groups