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Proposed policies open for comment

(1) Notice and Comment Policy; (2) Privacy Policy Statement; (3) Procedures for Voting by Circulation. The comment period is open through June 1 at 4:00 Eastern Time. Go here to read the proposed polices and instructions for submitting a comment.


EAC announces the Voting Technology and Accessibility Research-Military Heroes Initiative

This $500,000 grant competition is focused on improving voting technology and accessibility for recently injured military personnel.  The research will result in a better understanding of how to enhance, augment, and develop voting equipment and improve election processes and voting technology needed for this population and others with disabilities. During the next few weeks, the EAC expects to announce plans for the remaining voting access grant funds appropriated by Congress. The deadline for this grant application is June 16, 2010, 6:00 p.m. EDT. Read the notice with instructions.


EAC, FEC and the OAS cooperate to organize the Seventh Inter-American Meeting of Electoral Management Bodies

Representatives from the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS), the Federal Election Commission (FEC), and the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) met recently to sign a memorandum of understanding to establish the guidelines for cooperation in the organization of the Seventh Inter-American Meeting of Electoral Management Bodies that will be held on May 6-7 in the U.S. capital. Read more


EAC announces winners of grants to support student mock elections

EAC recently awarded grants that will support mock elections in 14 states and territories and educate more than 850,000 students about the electoral process during the 2010 mid-term election cycle. Read more


EAC releases three Quick Start Management Guides

EAC recently issued new Quick Start Management Guides for state and local election officials that provide guidance on three areas of election administration: technology in elections, elections office administration, and accessibility. Read more


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Learn about EAC activities including public meetings, Webcasts, reports and grants.