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EAC News & Updates

February 08, 2017
Media Advisory: Next Generation of Voting System Requirements to Shape Upcoming TGDC Meeting The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet at the U.S. Access Board i...

February 08, 2017
U.S. EAC Certifies New Dominion Voting System The Election Assistance Commission today certified that Dominion Voting’s Democracy Suite ...

February 07, 2017
Commissioner Says Effort to Dismantle EAC is “Out of Step” with U.S. Election Landscape "Efforts to dismantle the Election Assistance Commission are seriously out of step with th...

Year in Review - BeReady16

Wrapping up and looking back on our BeReady16 campaign. Here you can find popular resources and shared approaches for how best to inform voters, advocates and the media about state election laws and procedures, voting technology, accessibility, contingency planning and more. Click BeReady16 for information resources on:

  • The EAC on Election Day 2016
  • Post Election: Audits & Recounts
  • Preparing for Election Day
  • Poll Watchers
  • Election Workers
  • Election Officials & Voter Toolkit
  • Advocacy Group Series
  • Election Security Preparedness
  • Tech Time
  • 45 Before 45
  • Election Workers
  • Election Officials & Voter Toolkit
  • Acessibility
  • Vote By Mail
  • Managing Election Technology
  • Contingency Plans
  • Voting Technology Procurement
  • E-Pollbook Requirements


BeReady16 Webisodes 

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beready16seriesthumbVote by mail has become an essential element of voting in America, especially for U.S. citizens away from home like our military and overseas voters. See the first of EAC’s new 2016 webisode series, How to Make Sure Your Vote by Mail Ballots Count.

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Voting Systems Map

systemmapthumbEAC's map of voting systems shows which jurisdictions are using EAC-certified systems. View the map

Events Calendar



TGDC Meeting The Technical Guidelines Development Committee will meet at the U.S. Access Board in Washi...



EAC Public Meeting on 12/15/16 On December 15, 2016, the EAC will hold a public meeting at our offices at 1335 East West ...

Voter Tips & FAQs

votingtipsFrom registering to vote through casting a ballot on election day, informed voters are empowered voters. Before the next election, be familiar with the voting process in your State. See EAC's Voter Tips & FAQs

Voting Accessibility

EAC's accessibility research and development on transformative technologies and approaches helps states make voting more accessible to people with disabilities. EAC's voting materials in 11 languages help election officials provide translated voting materials at a lower cost. Learn more

Public Meeting Webcasts

Watch live and on-demand webcasts of EAC public meetings.

Be an Election Worker

election workersWith each election, millions of Americans dedicate themselves to sustaining the backbone of democracy - our election process. EAC encourages those interested in becoming election workers at the polls on election day to learn more about what is required and how to sign up to work with your local election official. Find out how to participate in Your State.


Register & Vote in Your State

contactstateMany states offer online voter registration. Select Your State to access state voter registration forms, registration deadlines, voter guides, absentee and early voting dates, provisional voting information and polling place hours and locations

Join VVSG Public Working Groups!

EAC and NIST welcome you to get involved with the next iteration of voting system guidelines. Public working groups have been created as a public/private partnership to inform and define the guidelines. To learn more or join a working group, click here.

2/10/2017 8:14:00 AM
TDGC Reminder

EAC and NIST will hold a Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) meeting on...

2/9/2017 10:56:00 AM
#GamePlan17: Election Systems Procurement & Implementation Program

Over the years, we’ve assisted several states and counties with review and...

2/8/2017 9:00:00 AM
Listening to Voters with Disabilities

A big thank you to the more than 130 voters with various disabilities who emailed us...


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