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Comment on the UOCAVA Pilot Program Testing Requirements

EAC - Fri, 03/26/2010 - 8:23am

EAC is accepting comments on the UOCAVA Pilot Program Testing Requirements until 4:00 p.m. on April 15, 2010. Go here to review the document and instructions on how to submit a comment.

College poll worker grant application deadline nears

EAC - Tue, 03/23/2010 - 10:13am

Applications are due 5:00 p.m. on March 31. Go here for more information.

EAC extends comment period on proposed Maintenance of Expenditure (MOE) policy

EAC - Fri, 03/19/2010 - 12:14pm

EAC has extended the public comment period deadline to April 19 on a proposed Maintenance of Expenditure (MOE) policy. Read the proposed policy and instruction for submitting comments here.


EAC has a new address effective March 22

EAC - Wed, 03/17/2010 - 6:50am

EAC is relocating to a neighboring office in Washington, D.C. on March 19-22, 2010. During this time there may be periodic disruptions in our phone and e-mail service that may impede our ability to immediately respond to your inquiry. Thank you for your patience, and please take note of our new address:

1201 New York Avenue N.W., Suite 300
Washington, DC  20005

National voter registration form now available in five Asian languages

EAC - Thu, 03/11/2010 - 7:14am

U.S. citizens who speak Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Tagalog and Vietnamese now have available to them a new version of the National Mail Voter Registration Form, which EAC has translated into these five Asian languages. Read more

Watch live webcast of EAC public meeting

EAC - Wed, 03/10/2010 - 2:10pm

Watch the March 11 public meeting on the Election Operations Assessment here.

Learn about the Election Operations Assessment

EAC - Wed, 03/10/2010 - 12:22pm

The Election Operations Assessment project was undertaken by EAC to produce a scientifically-founded risk assessment tool that will facilitate informed decision making by EAC and its Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) when developing voluntary voting system guidelines. Learn more about the project by reading our frequently asked questions.

EAC has certified four voting systems to date

EAC - Fri, 03/05/2010 - 8:01am

Four voting systems have been federally certified through EAC's testing and certification program. Those systems include the Unisyn Open Elect 1.0 (optical scan), the Microvote EMS 4.0 (direct recording electronic), the ES&S Unity (optical scan), and the Premier Assure 1.2 (optical scan and direct recording electronic). Read EAC's most recent press release on voting system certification, and go here to learn more about the program.

EAC public meeting is March 11, 2010

EAC - Thu, 03/04/2010 - 2:14pm

This meeting will be webcast live. See the agenda and notice for additional information.

Mock Election grant application deadline nears

EAC - Thu, 03/04/2010 - 8:48am

Applications for EAC's Mock Election grant program are due March 9, 2010. Learn more about the grant, including answers to frequently asked questions.

EAC Chair Donetta Davidson to receive 2010 NASS Freedom Award

EAC - Mon, 03/01/2010 - 12:26pm

EAC Chair Donetta Davidson was chosen by the members of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) to receive the 2010 NASS Freedom Award. The NASS press release states that Chair Davidson "will be recognized for her numerous creative and technical contributions to the electoral process in the United States." Read more

EAC offers information to states on key election management topics

EAC - Thu, 02/25/2010 - 1:45pm

EAC issued election administration information this week to state and local election officials on five topics: canvassing and certifying an election, conducting a recount, administering provisional ballots, building community partnerships, and communicating with the public. Read more

EAC seeks comments on proposed Maintenance of Expenditure (MOE) policy

EAC - Mon, 02/22/2010 - 3:11pm

EAC is accepting public comments through March 24 on a proposed Maintenance of Expenditure (MOE) policy. Read the proposed policy and instruction for submitting comments here.

EAC advisory boards comment on Phase II of Election Operations Assessment

EAC - Mon, 02/22/2010 - 12:51pm

EAC's advisory boards recently commented on Phase II of the Election Operations Assessment. View the comments of the Standards Board and the Board of Advisors along with detailed information about the project.

On-demand webcast of public meeting on MOE is available

EAC - Fri, 02/19/2010 - 10:55am

A streaming video of the Feb. 19 meeting is available here.

Watch live webcast of EAC public meeting

EAC - Fri, 02/19/2010 - 8:09am

Watch the Feb. 19 public meeting on MOE here.

$750,000 in federal grants are available to fund college poll workers

EAC - Thu, 02/18/2010 - 9:35am

EAC is accepting applications for a competitive grant program to recruit, train, and support college students to assist state and local governments in the administration of elections by serving as nonpartisan poll workers or assistants. The grants, authorized by the Help America Vote Act, provide $750,000 in grant funds for three-year awards. Read more

Visit VotersUnite.org for more voting news!

Daily Voter News - Sun, 07/09/2006 - 3:40pm
VotersUnite.org is a non-partisan national grassroots network whose goal is to ensure fair and accurate elections!

District 16 recount sought; 432 lost votes cited in suit

Daily Voter News - Fri, 06/23/2006 - 9:00pm
A state Senate candidate who lost a Democratic primary election in which an equipment malfunction left more than 400 votes uncounted has filed a lawsuit requesting a recount.

Polk County recorder to contest election (IA)

Daily Voter News - Fri, 06/23/2006 - 9:00pm
Polk County Recorder Tim Brien, a five-term incumbent who was soundly defeated by a political newcomer in June's primary elections, plans to challenge the election results based on the failure of similar voting machines in another Iowa county.
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