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<b>Electronic Voting Machines</b> <b>...</b> - Protect Our <b>Elections</b>

EDA RSS Newsfeed - Wed, 07/13/2011 - 10:57am
You are hereElectronic Voting Machines ... but some may wonder, if a hacker can gain access to the election voting system, how secure are elections anyway? ...

Wisconsin: Democracy in our hands - The Free Press -- Independent <b>...</b>

EDA RSS Newsfeed - Wed, 07/13/2011 - 10:57am
They are to be done on the same electronic voting machines that could have .... could have hand-counted paper ballots elections, if they choose to do so. ...

Texas Supreme Court tosses NAACP challenge of <b>electronic voting</b>

EDA RSS Newsfeed - Wed, 07/13/2011 - 10:56am
... organizations supporting verifiable elections, a Verified Voting Foundation project ... The plaintiffs maintained that because the electronic voting machines don't have a ... Tennessee needs reliable paper ballots. April 26, 2011 ...

Hacking the recalls: Why we must have hand - The Free Press <b>...</b>

EDA RSS Newsfeed - Wed, 07/13/2011 - 10:56am
Hacking the recalls: Why we must have hand-counted paper ballots and ... You will never view our elections or electronic voting machines the same way again. ...

Speak With EFF Attorneys in Las Vegas About Your Security Research

EDA RSS Newsfeed - Fri, 07/08/2011 - 2:46pm

Are you planning to be in Las Vegas during Black Hat, DEF CON, and BSidesLasVegas next month? EFF attorneys are available to provide legal information to security researchers about issues such as reverse engineering, vulnerability reporting, copyright, and free speech.

If you have concerns about security research you plan to present in Las Vegas, let us know by Friday, July 15. To set up a less time-sensitive appointment to speak with us at Black Hat, please contact us by Friday, July 22. If we can't assist you, we'll make every effort to put you in touch with an attorney who can.

Voting Modernization Board: Selling Surplus Voting Equipment

EDA RSS Newsfeed - Thu, 07/07/2011 - 3:48pm
Several counties have inquired about selling surplus direct recording electronic and/or touchscreen voting machines. While counties do not need explicit permission from the Voting Modernization Board to sell surplus machines, we wanted you to be aware of how the proceeds from the sale of any machines should be handled.

EAC announces winners of grants to recruit college poll workers

EAC - Tue, 06/01/2010 - 12:37pm

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

More Connecticut reports for Voting System Clearinghouse

EAC - Tue, 05/25/2010 - 2:29pm

Connecticut has submitted three more reports to EAC's Voting System Reports Clearinghouse. Read these and other reports.

May 27 EAC public meeting canceled

EAC - Tue, 05/25/2010 - 1:21pm

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.

View comments on UOCAVA Pilot Program Testing Requirements and Manual

EAC - Tue, 05/25/2010 - 10:19am

Download comments from the public here.

EAC extends deadline for Military Heroes Grant

EAC - Fri, 05/21/2010 - 6:12am

EAC has extended the Military Heroes Grant deadline to July 28, 2010. For more information, read the updated grant notice.

EAC public meeting is May 27, 2010

EAC - Tue, 05/18/2010 - 4:17pm

Topics: maintenance of expenditure policy; clearinghouse policy; NVRA regulations; election management guidelines. See the agenda and notice for additional information.

EAC issues new funding advisory opinions

EAC - Wed, 05/12/2010 - 5:09pm

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.

Comments on draft maintenance of expenditure policy

EAC - Mon, 05/10/2010 - 1:43pm

EAC held a comment period for its draft maintenance of expenditure policy, which ended April 19, 2010. Read the comments.

EAC issues voter guides in Native American and Alaska Native languages

EAC - Fri, 05/07/2010 - 11:31am

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 publishes comments on draft UOCAVA Pilot Program Testing Requirements

EAC - Fri, 05/07/2010 - 10:07am

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 salutes election officials and poll workers in honor of Public Service Recognition Week

EAC - Wed, 05/05/2010 - 12:44pm

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's work to assist military and overseas voters

EAC - Mon, 05/03/2010 - 2:12pm

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 military heroes grant seeks to advance voting process for injured service members

EAC - Mon, 05/03/2010 - 7:23am

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

Standards Board virtual meeting starts today

EAC - Mon, 05/03/2010 - 5:49am

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.

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