Events

November 2019 Events

NOTICE for Board of Advisors Conference Call

The Board of Advisors (BOA) will receive updates of EAC activities; Vote on distributed resolutions; Annual Meeting and BOA Committee/Sub-Committee Updates. The Board of Advisors will discuss the next Quarterly BOA Conference Call.

Start time: Nov 19, 2019 - 01:00
End time: Nov 19, 2019 - 02:00

September 2019 Events

the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Technical Guidelines Development Committee held an open meeting to discuss the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines and Technical Requirements.
Start time: Sep 19, 2019 - 09:00
End time: Sep 20, 2019 - 09:00
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) discussed the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines 2.0 (VVSG 2.0) Cybersecurity Requirements.
Start time: Sep 05, 2019 - 08:00
End time: Sep 05, 2019 - 10:00

August 2019 Events

The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) discussed the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines 2.0 (VVSG 2.0) Usability and Accessibility Requirements.
Start time: Aug 16, 2019 - 10:00
End time: Aug 17, 2019 - 12:00
Election Security Forum
The Commission hosted a public forum wherein it will facilitate a 3-panel discussion regarding election security and voting system certification.
Start time: Aug 15, 2019 - 09:30
End time: Aug 16, 2019 - 12:30
Election Security Forum
The Commission hosted a public forum wherein it will facilitate a 3-panel discussion regarding election security and voting system certification.
Start time: Aug 15, 2019 - 09:30
End time: Aug 16, 2019 - 12:30
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) discussed the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines 2.0 (VVSG 2.0) Usability and Accessibility Requirements.
Start time: Aug 05, 2019 - 10:00
End time: Aug 06, 2019 - 12:00

June 2019 Events

Election Data Summit
2019 Election Data Summit
Start time: Jun 27, 2019 - 06:00
End time: Jun 28, 2019 - 02:00

May 2019 Events

VVSG Public Hearing
Start time: May 20, 2019 - 10:30
End time: May 21, 2019 - 01:00

April 2019 Events

Board of Advisors Meeting
The Board of Advisors will receive an overview and updates on EAC agency operations. The Board will hold an Intel briefing discussion, a panel discussion on Disaster Management & Recovery Working Group presentations, an EAVS presentation, and a panel discussion on accessibility. The Board will receive updates on the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 Principles and Guidelines. The Board of Advisors will hold discussions on the VVSG 2.0’s Technical Requirements.
Start time: Apr 24, 2019 - 05:30
End time: Apr 26, 2019 - 08:45
VVSG Public Hearing - Utah
The Election Assistance Commission conducted a public hearing to receive testimony and public comments on the proposed Voluntary Voting System Guidelines 2.0 Principles and Guidelines (VVSG 2.0) on Tuesday, April 23 3p.m. to 6p.m. MDT in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Start time: Apr 24, 2019 - 12:00
End time: Apr 24, 2019 - 03:00
Standards Board Meeting
2019 Standards Board Meeting in Memphis, TN
Start time: Apr 11, 2019 - 09:00
End time: Apr 12, 2019 - 09:00
VVSG Public Hearing
VVSG Public Hearing
Start time: Apr 10, 2019 - 10:00
End time: Apr 11, 2019 - 01:00
TGDC Conference Call
Start time: Apr 03, 2019 - 12:00
End time: Apr 03, 2019 - 02:00

February 2019 Events

Comment on the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines 2.0 Principles and Guidelines
Submission of Comments: The public may submit comments through one of the two following methods provided by the EAC: (1) By mail to Voluntary Voting System Guidelines 2.0. Principles and Guidelines Comments, U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1335 East-West Highway, Suite 4300, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, and (2) VVSG comments form at https://www.eac.gov/vvsg-form/. Members of the public are encouraged to submit comments electronically to ensure timely receipt and consideration.
Start time: Feb 28, 2019 - 06:45
End time: May 30, 2019 - 01:00
Comment on the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines 2.0 Principles and Guidelines
Submission of Comments: The public may submit comments through one of the two following methods provided by the EAC: (1) By mail to Voluntary Voting System Guidelines 2.0. Principles and Guidelines Comments, U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1335 East-West Highway, Suite 4300, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, and (2) VVSG comments form at https://www.eac.gov/vvsg-form/. Members of the public are encouraged to submit comments electronically to ensure timely receipt and consideration.
Start time: Feb 28, 2019 - 06:45
End time: Jun 08, 2019 - 02:00

October 2018 Events

EAC Election Readiness Summit
EAC Election Readiness Summit
Start time: Oct 03, 2018 - 06:00
End time: Oct 04, 2018 - 01:30

September 2018 Events

Web-event:  Upcoming Key Election Dates
Upcoming Key Election Dates: 9/22 #UOCAVASaturday and 9/25 #NationalVoterRegistrationDay
Start time: Sep 19, 2018 - 08:00
End time: Sep 19, 2018 - 09:00

July 2018 Events

Language Access For Voters Summit 2018
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission, Arizona State University Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service, and Democracy Fund Voice hosted the third annual Language Access for Voters Summit at the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Washington, DC.
Start time: Jul 24, 2018 - 05:00
End time: Jul 25, 2018 - 02:00
Election Data Summit
Election Data Summit
Start time: Jul 12, 2018 - 06:00
End time: Jul 13, 2018 - 02:00

April 2018 Events

Board Meeting - Board of Advisors
2018 Board of Advisors Meeting
Start time: Apr 23, 2018 - 09:00
End time: Apr 24, 2018 - 09:00
EAC Public Forum: An Election Security Conversation with U.S. Election Officials
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hosted local election officials for a public forum on election security in Miami on April 18, 2018. The forum came just weeks after the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 provided $380 million in new Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Election Fund grants.
Start time: Apr 18, 2018 - 11:00
End time: Apr 19, 2018 - 01:00
Standards Board Meeting
2018 Standards Board Meeting
Start time: Apr 18, 2018 - 09:00
End time: Apr 20, 2018 - 09:00

January 2018 Events

2018 Standards Board Meeting
Start time: Jan 24, 2018 - 06:30
End time: Jan 27, 2018 - 03:00
Board Meeting - Board of Advisors
2018 Board Meeting - Board of Advisors
Start time: Jan 22, 2018 - 06:30
End time: Jan 25, 2018 - 03:00
EAC Summit: The 2018 Federal Election
Ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hosted an all-day summit to highlight a spectrum of issues that state and local election officials will face as they work to administer a secure, accessible and efficient 2018 Federal Election.
Start time: Jan 10, 2018 - 07:00
End time: Jan 11, 2018 - 01:30

October 2017 Events

The EAC kicked off Cybersecurity Awareness Month with a live stream roundtable discussion on how to prevent cyberattacks and resources available for election officials developing incident response plans. The event brought together cybersecurity experts and local election officials who discussed the unique challenge hackers present, understanding what it means to be the target of a nation-state actor and the collaborative approach needed to update and strengthen jurisdictions’ cyber safeguards.
Start time: Oct 04, 2017 - 07:00
End time: Oct 04, 2017 - 08:30

September 2017 Events

National Voter Registration Day
During the month of September, the EAC brought awareness to National Voter Registration Day by using a new Registration -> Participation campaign to highlight the importance of registering to vote, updating your current voter registration information, and why exercising the right to vote is fundamental to our democracy.
Start time: Sep 26, 2017 - 09:00
End time: Sep 26, 2017 - 09:00
During this TGDC Meeting held by EAC and NIST the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) version 2.0 as recommended by the TGDC was adopted and a resolution Ensuring Accessibility and Security was passed.
Start time: Sep 11, 2017 - 09:00
End time: Sep 12, 2017 - 09:00
Public comments are invited.
Start time: Sep 06, 2017 - 06:00
End time: Nov 07, 2017 - 03:00

August 2017 Events

EAC Public Meeting
Start time: Aug 16, 2017 - 11:00
End time: Aug 17, 2017 - 12:00

July 2017 Events

Roundtable on Helping Veterans with Disabilities in the voting process
Start time: Jul 18, 2017 - 08:00
End time: Jul 18, 2017 - 09:30

June 2017 Events

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission and Democracy Fund Voice convened election officials, voting rights groups, and other experts to meet and share best practices and tools for effective language assistance.
Start time: Jun 06, 2017 - 05:00
End time: Jun 07, 2017 - 02:30

May 2017 Events

Board Meeting - Board of Advisors
Start time: May 22, 2017 - 09:00
End time: May 24, 2017 - 09:00

April 2017 Events

​The EAC Standards Board met in San Antonio, TX on Thursday, April 27, 2017, 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. and Friday, April 28, 2017, 8:00 – 11:00 A.M. (Executive Board Session: Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7:30 p.m.)
Start time: Apr 27, 2017 - 05:30
End time: Apr 29, 2017 - 02:00
Public meeting to examine the Department of Homeland Security's decision to designate election systems as part of the nation's critical infrastructure.
Start time: Apr 04, 2017 - 07:00
End time: Apr 04, 2017 - 09:00

March 2017 Events

Panelists provided examples of successful state voter list maintenance approaches, offered best practices and examined tools available to help election officials improve the accuracy of voter registration rolls.
Start time: Mar 21, 2017 - 07:30
End time: Mar 21, 2017 - 09:00

February 2017 Events

EAC and NIST held a meeting of the TGDC on February 13-14, 2017 at the U.S. Access Board in Washington DC. The meeting focused on the development of next-generation voluntary voting system guidelines.
Start time: Feb 13, 2017 - 10:00
End time: Feb 14, 2017 - 10:00

December 2016 Events

The EAC met to review the 2016 Election and Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Testing & Certification.
Start time: Dec 15, 2016 - 08:00
End time: Dec 16, 2016 - 12:00

September 2016 Events

The Technical Guidelines Development Committee met at NIST in Gaithersburg, Maryland on September 15-16, 2016. The meeting focused on the development of next-generation voluntary voting system guidelines.
Start time: Sep 15, 2016 - 05:30
End time: Sep 16, 2016 - 02:30
The EAC met to review contingency planning and security preparations for Election Day; Election Worker Best Practices Competition & National Voter Registration Month.
Start time: Sep 08, 2016 - 10:00
End time: Sep 09, 2016 - 01:00

June 2016 Events

Topic: Promote Language Access for American Voters in 2016 Elections.
Start time: Jun 02, 2016 - 05:00
End time: Jun 03, 2016 - 02:30

May 2016 Events

At this event Commissioners brought together state/local election officials and research experts to: (1) discuss ways to recruit and train election workers; and (2) discuss allocation of resources at the polls on Election Day. The 2016 Election Worker Guidebook was also released.
Start time: May 25, 2016 - 06:00
End time: May 25, 2016 - 10:00
The EAC Board of Advisors met in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 and Thursday, May 5, 2016.
Start time: May 04, 2016 - 06:00
End time: May 06, 2016 - 02:00

April 2016 Events

Topic: Testimony about accessible voting and the progress made since passage of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA).
Start time: Apr 27, 2016 - 07:30
End time: Apr 27, 2016 - 09:30
The EAC Standards Board met in Carlsbad, CA on Thursday, April 14 – Friday, April 15, 2016. This was a Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) meeting open to the public.
Start time: Apr 14, 2016 - 06:00
End time: Apr 15, 2016 - 09:00

February 2016 Events

The Technical Guidelines Development Committee met at the U.S. Access Board in Washington, DC on February 8-9, 2016. The meeting was the next step in moving forward with the development of the next generation of voluntary voting system guidelines.
Start time: Feb 08, 2016 - 06:30
End time: Feb 10, 2016 - 03:30

January 2016 Events

Topics: Recommendations on a transition date for VVSG 1.1 and a policy regarding employee participation with outside organizations.
Start time: Jan 06, 2016 - 08:00
End time: Jan 06, 2016 - 10:00
Topic: Preparing for Election 2016 in Battleground Jurisdictions.
Start time: Jan 06, 2016 - 12:30
End time: Jan 07, 2016 - 03:00

November 2015 Events

Information about post election results and operations.
Start time: Nov 04, 2015 - 10:00
End time: Nov 04, 2015 - 10:00
Many states offer online and/or Election Day registration. Access your state’s election information.
Start time: Nov 03, 2015 - 10:00
End time: Nov 04, 2015 - 09:59

October 2015 Events

On October 29, 2002, the Help America Vote Act was signed into law to make sweeping reforms to the nation's voting process and addresses improvements to voting systems and voter access that were identified following the 2000 election.
Start time: Oct 29, 2015 - 09:00
End time: Oct 30, 2015 - 08:59

September 2015 Events

EAC used September 22, National Voter Registration Day, to remind voters of online voter registration options and feature EAC's map of state registration forms, Tips & FAQs for voters.
Start time: Sep 22, 2015 - 09:00
End time: Sep 23, 2015 - 08:59

August 2015 Events

This two-day election data summit features a discussion on the role of "good" data in optimizing election procedures.
Start time: Aug 12, 2015 - 05:30
End time: Aug 13, 2015 - 01:30

July 2015 Events

Commissioners met to discuss EAC's work on accessible voting and technology research, the results of the Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS), and the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Start time: Jul 28, 2015 - 10:00
End time: Jul 29, 2015 - 02:00
Agenda items include MOVE Act implementation, the impact of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products on voting systems, cost savings in elections and reporting election results. View all meeting
Start time: Jul 24, 2015 - 09:00
End time: Jul 25, 2015 - 09:00
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee met at NIST in Gaithersburg, Maryland on July 20-21, 2015. The meeting was a first step in developing the next generation of voluntary voting system guidelines.
Start time: Jul 20, 2015 - 05:30
End time: Jul 22, 2015 - 01:45

April 2015 Events

Topics: Reports from the advisory boards and a transition team, and to consider a draft Urban/Rural Study research report for approval.
Start time: Apr 29, 2015 - 11:00
End time: Apr 30, 2015 - 02:00
The EAC Board of Advisors met in Williamsburg, VA on Tuesday, April 28 – Wednesday, April 29.
Start time: Apr 28, 2015 - 09:00
End time: Apr 29, 2015 - 09:00
All Day Event The EAC Standards Board will meet in Williamsburg, VA on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. and Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 9:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Start time: Apr 28, 2015 - 09:00
End time: Apr 28, 2015 - 09:00

March 2015 Events

Topics: Approval of VVSG 1.1; updates to certification program manuals; and advisory opinion requests from state and local election offices related to the expenditure of HAVA funds.
Start time: Mar 31, 2015 - 07:00
End time: Mar 31, 2015 - 09:00
Topic: Priorities, Policy, and Strategy: Next Steps for the EAC.
Start time: Mar 19, 2015 - 06:30
End time: Mar 20, 2015 - 12:00

February 2015 Events

This Public Meeting, originally intended for Wed, Feb 18 was rescheduled for Feb 24, 2015 due to an inclement weather forecast. The agenda items remained unchanged. Commissioners selected a chair and vice-chair and discussed several matters before the agency.
Start time: Feb 24, 2015 - 08:00
End time: Feb 24, 2015 - 11:00
EAC and NIST hosted a symposium to discuss the future of voting systems.
Start time: Feb 09, 2015 - 06:30
End time: Feb 11, 2015 - 03:00

September 2014 Events

EAC hosted a roundtable discussion to explore the EAC grants program's past successes and future direction. The event took place on Wednesday, Sept 3. It was webcast live and featured a Twitter fall.
Start time: Sep 03, 2014 - 10:00
End time: Sep 04, 2014 - 01:00

June 2014 Events

On June 20, EAC/NIST sponsored the webinar, "Highlights of EAC Accessible Voting Research and the Impact on Elections."
Start time: Jun 20, 2014 - 10:30
End time: Jun 21, 2014 - 12:00
EAC hosted a June 12 roundtable to discuss reforms to the testing and certification process designed to better meet the needs of state and local jurisdictions. The event took place on Thursday, June 12 and was webcast live.
Start time: Jun 12, 2014 - 06:00
End time: Jun 12, 2014 - 09:30

May 2014 Events

On May 22, EAC/NIST sponsored the webinar "Accessibility & the PCEA report: Thoughts and Perspectives on AVTI Research."
Start time: May 22, 2014 - 10:30
End time: May 23, 2014 - 12:00
On May 14, ITIF hosted a discussion and demonstration of accessible voting technologies developed through an ITIF initiative funded by EAC.
Start time: May 14, 2014 - 10:00
End time: May 15, 2014 - 12:00

April 2014 Events

Minneapolis, MN: The Election Center conducted six accessible voting workshop seminars nationwide to help election jurisdictions of all sizes prepare for an anticipated rise in the number of voters with disabilities.
Start time: Apr 10, 2014 - 06:00
End time: Apr 11, 2014 - 02:00

March 2014 Events

Washington, DC: The Election Center conducted six accessible voting workshop seminars nationwide to help election jurisdictions of all sizes prepare for an anticipated rise in the number of voters with disabilities.
Start time: Mar 18, 2014 - 06:00
End time: Mar 19, 2014 - 02:00
EAC hosted a roundtable to discuss polling place location and design, managing queues, recruiting and training poll workers and the use of precinct management technologies to improve and streamline the voting experience.
Start time: Mar 13, 2014 - 06:00
End time: Mar 13, 2014 - 10:00
Seattle, WA: The Election Center is conducting one of six accessible voting workshop seminars nationwide to help election jurisdictions of all sizes to prepare for an anticipated rise in the number of voters with disabilities. Each day-long session will h
Start time: Mar 07, 2014 - 07:00
End time: Mar 08, 2014 - 03:00

February 2014 Events

EAC held a 60-day public comment period between February 24 and April 25, 2014 on the renewals of two existing information collections: EAC's Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual, Version 1.0; and EAC's Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0.
Start time: Feb 24, 2014 - 06:00
End time: Apr 26, 2014 - 08:59
St. Louis, Missouri: The Election Center conducted one of six accessible voting workshop seminars in St. Louis. The purpose of the workshops was to help election jurisdictions of all sizes prepare for an anticipated rise in the number of voters with disabilities.
Start time: Feb 13, 2014 - 07:00
End time: Feb 14, 2014 - 03:00

January 2014 Events

San Francisco, CA: The Election Center conducted six accessible voting workshop seminars nationwide to help election jurisdictions of all sizes prepare for an anticipated rise in the number of voters with disabilities.
Start time: Jan 30, 2014 - 07:00
End time: Jan 31, 2014 - 03:00
EAC/NIST Sponsored Webinar Series: "Piloting Accessible Voting Technology in the Field" and “Accessible Voting: People & Technology”
Start time: Jan 23, 2014 - 08:00
End time: Jan 23, 2014 - 09:30
EAC/NIST Sponsored Webinar Series: "Piloting Accessible Voting Technology in the Field".
Start time: Jan 10, 2014 - 11:00
End time: Jan 11, 2014 - 12:30

December 2013 Events

EAC sought public comments on proposed information collection for the 2014 Election Administration and Voting Survey Instrument. The 30-day public comment period began December 26, 2013.
Start time: Dec 26, 2013 - 07:00
End time: Jan 28, 2014 - 02:00
EAC sought public comment from December 24, 2013 through January 3, 2014 on the matter of amending State-specific instructions for Arizona, Kansas, and Georgia to include additional proof-of-citizenship instructions on the national mail voter registration form.
Start time: Dec 24, 2013 - 07:00
End time: Jan 04, 2014 - 03:00
Washington, DC December 3, 2013 — The Presidential Commission on Election Administration held a public meeting at the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004. The recordings of the video streamed live online, and presentations given during the meeting are available to view and download below.
Start time: Dec 03, 2013 - 10:00
End time: Dec 03, 2013 - 10:00

September 2013 Events

CINCINNATI, OH, September 19th & 20th, 2013 — The Presidential Commission on Election Administration held public meetings at the Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St. Cincinnati, Ohio 45202. The recordings of the videos streamed live, testimonials and presentations given during the meetings are available for download below.
Start time: Sep 19, 2013 - 09:00
End time: Sep 20, 2013 - 09:00
Philadelphia, PA, September 4, 2013 — The Presidential Commission on Election Administration held a public meeting at the PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. The recordings of the videos streamed live online, testimonials and presentations given during the meeting are available to view and download below.
Start time: Sep 04, 2013 - 09:00
End time: Sep 04, 2013 - 09:00

August 2013 Events

DENVER, CO, August 8, 2013 — The Presidential Commission on Election Administration held a public meeting at the History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway Denver, CO 80203. The testimonials and presentations given during the meeting are available for download below. Recordings of the videos streamed live online during the event will be available and posted shortly.
Start time: Aug 08, 2013 - 09:00
End time: Aug 08, 2013 - 09:00

June 2013 Events

CORAL GABLES, FL, June 28, 2013 — The Presidential Commission on Election Administration held a public meeting in the Hurricane 100 Room at the BankUnited Center, University of Miami, 1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146. The testimonials and presentations given during the meeting are available for download below. Recordings of the videos streamed live online during the event are also available below.
Start time: Jun 28, 2013 - 09:00
End time: Jun 28, 2013 - 09:00
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2013 — The Presidential Commission on Election Administration held its first public meeting in the General Services Administration Auditorium, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. A recording of the video streamed live online during the event is presented here.
Start time: Jun 21, 2013 - 09:00
End time: Jun 21, 2013 - 09:00

May 2013 Events

EAC hosted a roundtable to discuss the results of grant funded work and how recent innovations in accessibility research may be applied to the future of election administration and voting systems. The event was webcast live & featured a Twitterfall.
Start time: May 09, 2013 - 09:00
End time: May 10, 2013 - 02:30

April 2013 Events

EAC and NIST sponsored a two day workshop from April 1 to April 2, 2013 to explore current and future research in accessible voting technology.
Start time: Apr 01, 2013 - 09:00
End time: Apr 02, 2013 - 09:00

February 2013 Events

EAC and NIST hosted a symposium to explore emerging trends in voting system technology.
Start time: Feb 26, 2013 - 06:30
End time: Mar 01, 2013 - 03:00

January 2013 Events

EAC hosted a Jan 9 roundtable to review challenges and best practices presented during the 2012 election season. The event was webcast and featured a Twitterfall.
Start time: Jan 09, 2013 - 07:00
End time: Jan 10, 2013 - 03:00

September 2012 Events

EAC hosted a discussion on ways to improve access to voting for veterans. This was part of a yearlong series of EAC discussions to prepare for the Presidential Election in November.
Start time: Sep 13, 2012 - 06:00
End time: Sep 13, 2012 - 09:30

June 2012 Events

EAC hosted a June 19 discussion on preparations for the 2012 general election and beyond.
Start time: Jun 19, 2012 - 06:00
End time: Jun 19, 2012 - 10:00

March 2012 Events

EAC hosted a March 20 round-table discussion on the Commission's role as a national clearinghouse and resource for election officials around the country as they prepare for the 2012 federal elections and beyond. The event was webcast live.
Start time: Mar 20, 2012 - 06:00
End time: Mar 20, 2012 - 09:30

December 2011 Events

The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) met in Gaithersburg, Maryland on December 15, 2011.
Start time: Dec 15, 2011 - 06:30
End time: Dec 16, 2011 - 01:30

November 2011 Events

In preparation for the 2012 election season EAC hosted a roundtable discussion on voting system preparation.
Start time: Nov 17, 2011 - 07:00
End time: Nov 18, 2011 - 02:00

September 2011 Events

On September 20, 2011 in conjunction with National Preparedness Month, the Commission hosted a roundtable discussion focusing on contingency planning in elections.
Start time: Sep 20, 2011 - 06:00
End time: Sep 21, 2011 - 01:00
EAC hosted a webinar for election officials to discuss HAVA-related audit issues.
Start time: Sep 01, 2011 - 01:00
End time: Sep 01, 2011 - 02:00

August 2011 Events

In preparation for the 2012 federal elections, the Commission hosted an August 11 round-table on ballot and polling place design. The goal of the discussion was to demonstrate the impact of design on voters; specifically, how implementing best practices in design can give voters confidence that that their votes were cast and counted.
Start time: Aug 11, 2011 - 06:00
End time: Aug 12, 2011 - 02:00

July 2011 Events

The Technical Guidelines Development Committee will meet at NIST in Gaithersburg, Maryland
Start time: Jul 27, 2011 - 05:30
End time: Jul 28, 2011 - 01:30
EAC Standards Board held a virtual public forum from July 11 through July 22.
Start time: Jul 11, 2011 - 06:00
End time: Jul 23, 2011 - 02:00

June 2011 Events

On June 17, 2011 the Commission hosted a round-table discussion focusing on the emerging role of social media in managing elections and communicating with voters.
Start time: Jun 17, 2011 - 06:00
End time: Jun 18, 2011 - 02:00
The EAC Board of Advisors met on Monday, June 6, 2011 and Tuesday, June 7, 2011 to receive updates on EAC’s program activities and budget.
Start time: Jun 06, 2011 - 09:00
End time: Jun 07, 2011 - 09:00

May 2011 Events

EAC Standards Board held a virtual public forum from May 31 to June 14.
Start time: May 31, 2011 - 09:00
End time: Jun 14, 2011 - 09:00
Preparing for 2012: The Life Cycle of Voting Machines
Start time: May 05, 2011 - 06:00
End time: May 06, 2011 - 02:00

February 2011 Events

The EAC Standards Board met in Oklahoma City, OK from Thursday, February 24 to Friday, February 25, 2011.
Start time: Feb 24, 2011 - 10:00
End time: Feb 24, 2011 - 10:00
EAC held a meeting with Election Officials, Voting System Vendors, Computer Experts, and Commercial Product manufacturers to discuss the impact of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products on voting systems.
Start time: Feb 14, 2011 - 10:00
End time: Feb 15, 2011 - 10:00
EAC conducted a briefing for state election officials on February 10, 2011.
Start time: Feb 10, 2011 - 10:15
End time: Feb 10, 2011 - 11:30
The IEEE Standards Working Group met at the EAC on February 8, 2011 to discuss voting systems electronic data interchange.
Start time: Feb 08, 2011 - 07:00
End time: Feb 09, 2011 - 10:00

January 2011 Events

Reminder that the deadline to submit Testing and Certification Manual (v2) comments was Jan. 31, 2011.
Start time: Jan 31, 2011 - 10:00
End time: Jan 31, 2011 - 10:00
Technical assistance call informed applicants about requirements needed to apply for EAC's pre-election logic and accuracy testing and post-election audit grants.
Start time: Jan 14, 2011 - 12:00
End time: Jan 14, 2011 - 01:00
On January 13, 2011 the Technical Guidelines Development Committee met at NIST in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Start time: Jan 13, 2011 - 06:30
End time: Jan 14, 2011 - 02:30

December 2010 Events

Topics included an update on COTS from EAC's testing and certification program.
Start time: Dec 02, 2010 - 08:00
End time: Dec 03, 2010 - 03:00
Accessible Voting Technology Initiative Second Technical Assistance Call
Start time: Dec 01, 2010 - 11:30
End time: Dec 02, 2010 - 12:30

November 2010 Events

Comment period for version 2.0 of the Testing and Certification Manual 2.0 extended from November 30, 2010 through January 31, 2011
Start time: Nov 30, 2010 - 10:00
End time: Dec 01, 2010 - 03:00

October 2010 Events

​During this hearing, EAC commissioners heard public testimony on proposed changes to the regulations pertaining to the National
Start time: Oct 14, 2010 - 07:00
End time: Oct 15, 2010 - 01:00

September 2010 Events

EAC's Sept 21 public meeting hearing focused on the Agency's Quality Monitoring Program, the VVSG 1.1 and proposed draft NVRA regulations.
Start time: Sep 21, 2010 - 06:00
End time: Sep 22, 2010 - 01:00
The EAC Board of Advisors reviewed and provided comment on five draft chapters of the Election Management Guidelines.
Start time: Sep 09, 2010 - 06:00
End time: Sep 19, 2010 - 06:00
Commissioners held a closed session discussion regarding appointment of an EAC general counsel.
Start time: Sep 01, 2010 - 06:30
End time: Sep 01, 2010 - 09:00

August 2010 Events

The Wednesday, Aug 25 closed session discussion on the appointment of an EAC general counsel was canceled.
Start time: Aug 25, 2010 - 06:00
End time: Aug 25, 2010 - 08:00
EAC conducted an August 18 public hearing in Orlando, Florida to receive testimony on proposed changes to NVRA regulations.
Start time: Aug 18, 2010 - 10:00
End time: Aug 19, 2010 - 01:30
EAC, FVAP and NIST sponsored a workshop to explore the technical issues associated with remote electronic absentee voting systems for military and overseas voters.
Start time: Aug 06, 2010 - 09:00
End time: Aug 07, 2010 - 09:00
The Commission hosted a round-table discussion regarding the various accessibility issues the EAC explored while revising the 2005 Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG).
Start time: Aug 05, 2010 - 06:00
End time: Aug 06, 2010 - 01:00

July 2010 Events

The EAC Standards Board Virtual Public Meeting will be webcast live from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission; 1225 New York Ave, N.W., Suite 150; Washington, D.C. 20005. Members of the Executive Board of the Standards Board will meet in person at EAC. To view the webcast, viewers should visit EAC at www.eac.gov and click the link to the Standards Board Virtual Public Meeting.
Start time: Jul 27, 2010 - 10:00
End time: Jul 28, 2010 - 04:00
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee planned to meet at NIST in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Start time: Jul 08, 2010 - 05:30
End time: Jul 09, 2010 - 01:30

June 2010 Events

Agenda items include EAC clearinghouse policy, Maintenance of Expenditure (MOE) policy, NVRA regulations, and voting system pre-election logic and accuracy and post-election audit grants.
Start time: Jun 28, 2010 - 07:00
End time: Jun 29, 2010 - 01:00
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM Phoenix Park Hotel520 North Capitol Street, NWWashington, DC, 20001
Start time: Jun 16, 2010 - 06:01
End time: Jun 18, 2010 - 09:00

May 2010 Events

This public meeting was canceled due to illness.
Start time: May 27, 2010 - 07:00
End time: May 28, 2010 - 01:00
This public meeting was canceled due to illness.
Start time: May 27, 2010 - 07:00
End time: May 28, 2010 - 12:00
The Standards Board hosted a two-week virtual public forum between May 17 and June 1, 2010. The site was available 24 hours per day during that 12-day period.
Start time: May 17, 2010 - 09:00
End time: Jun 01, 2010 - 09:00
EAC accepted grant applications for the 2010 Voting Technology and Accessibility Research-Military Heroes Initiative
Start time: May 15, 2010 - 01:27
End time: May 15, 2010 - 03:16
Election Operations Assessment FAQs
Start time: May 12, 2010 - 10:00
End time: May 12, 2010 - 10:01
Mock Election Grant FAQs
Start time: May 12, 2010 - 10:00
End time: May 12, 2010 - 10:01
Open Comment on Proposed Non-Procurement Debarment and Suspension Regulations
Start time: May 06, 2010 - 01:00
End time: Jun 05, 2010 - 03:04
The virtual meeting was open from Monday, May 3, 2010 to Friday, May 14, 2010. The site was available 24 hours per day during that 12-day period.
Start time: May 03, 2010 - 09:00
End time: May 14, 2010 - 09:00
Proposed Rule of Agency Procedures No. 1: Procedures for Voting by Circulation
Start time: May 01, 2010 - 12:00
End time: Jun 02, 2010 - 01:00
Open Comment on Proposed Privacy Policy Statement
Start time: May 01, 2010 - 12:00
End time: Jun 02, 2010 - 01:00
Open Comment on Proposed Notice and Comment Policy
Start time: May 01, 2010 - 12:00
End time: Jun 02, 2010 - 01:00

April 2010 Events

The virtual meeting room opened on Monday, April 26, 2010 and closed on Friday, April 30, 2010. The site was available 24 hours per day during that 5-day period.
Start time: Apr 26, 2010 - 06:00
End time: May 01, 2010 - 06:00
Commission reviewed Clearinghouse Policy, UOCAVA Pilot Program Testing and Certification Manual, and UOCAVA Pilot Voting Program and Requirements Document.
Start time: Apr 08, 2010 - 07:00
End time: Apr 09, 2010 - 12:00
Comment period on the Voting System Pilot Program Testing & Certification Manual
Start time: Apr 07, 2010 - 01:06
End time: Apr 27, 2010 - 01:26
Comment on Voting System Pilot Program Testing & Certification Manual
Start time: Apr 06, 2010 - 09:00
End time: Apr 26, 2010 - 09:00
EAC Reminds Manufacturers of Testing and Certification Requirements
Start time: Apr 02, 2010 - 09:00
End time: Apr 02, 2010 - 09:00
Open Comment on Proposed Information Quality Guidelines Policy
Start time: Apr 01, 2010 - 01:00
End time: May 01, 2010 - 02:00

March 2010 Events

UOCAVA Pilot Program Testing Requirements
Start time: Mar 26, 2010 - 12:00
End time: May 01, 2010 - 01:00
The Commissioners were briefed on Wyle Lab's re-accreditation and the Election Operations Assessment.
Start time: Mar 11, 2010 - 08:00
End time: Mar 11, 2010 - 10:00
ES&S Unity 3.2.1.0 Draft Test Plan v.3.0
Start time: Mar 09, 2010 - 02:00
End time: Mar 09, 2010 - 02:01
Administration of Payments Received Under the Help America Vote Act by Arkansas Secretary of State
Start time: Mar 02, 2010 - 03:00
End time: Mar 02, 2010 - 03:01

February 2010 Events

The comment period deadline was extended from March 24 to April 19.
Start time: Feb 23, 2010 - 02:00
End time: Apr 20, 2010 - 01:19
Commissioners discussed proposed MOE policies and voted 3-0 to submit the proposed MOE policy for public comment for 30 days.
Start time: Feb 19, 2010 - 08:00
End time: Feb 19, 2010 - 10:00
Pre-Election Logic and Accuracy Testing and Post-Election Audit Initiative
Start time: Feb 15, 2010 - 10:00
End time: Feb 15, 2010 - 10:00
The EAC Board of Advisors reviewed and provided comment on Phase II of the Election Operations Assessment, considering threat trees for the seven voting types covered by the Election Operations Assessment.
Start time: Feb 08, 2010 - 10:00
End time: Feb 18, 2010 - 10:00

January 2010 Events

The Commission was briefed on the Memorandum of Understanding with OAS, Maintenance of Effort Update, Advisory Opinion Request AOR-09-016 and Annual Grants Report.
Start time: Jan 25, 2010 - 11:00
End time: Jan 26, 2010 - 01:00

December 2009 Events

The Technical Guidelines Development Committee conducted a plenary meeting on December 9-10, 2009. Topics included EAC’s Testing and Certification process, UOCAVA, and EAC’s Voting System Election Operations Assessment.
Start time: Dec 09, 2009 - 06:30
End time: Dec 10, 2009 - 03:00
Topics included updates from Payments and Grants and the Election Administration and Voting Survey, the MOVE Act, UOCAVA and FVAP.
Start time: Dec 03, 2009 - 08:00
End time: Dec 04, 2009 - 01:00
Topics included updates from Payments and Grants, the Election Administration and Voting Survey, the MOVE Act, UOCAVA and FVAP.
Start time: Dec 03, 2009 - 08:00
End time: Dec 04, 2009 - 01:00

November 2009 Events

The Commissioners voted on the UOCAVA Report, EAVS Report and the Asian translations for the National Form.
Start time: Nov 05, 2009 - 08:00
End time: Nov 06, 2009 - 01:00

October 2009 Events

The Commission hosted a round table discussion regarding research, development and implementation of technologies and other assistance to make voting more accessible.
Start time: Oct 13, 2009 - 07:00
End time: Oct 14, 2009 - 02:00
The Commission held a public meeting to consider administrative matters, receive an update regarding the iBeta Lab Assessment Report, consider a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Organization of American States (OAS), and host a panel discussion.
Start time: Oct 08, 2009 - 11:00
End time: Oct 09, 2009 - 01:00

September 2009 Events

EAC Standards Board Virtual Meeting Room at www.eac.gov. The virtual meeting room remained open from Wednesday, September 9, 2009 to Friday, September 18, 2009. The site was available 24 hours per day during that 9-day period. The Standards Board neither took votes nor proposed resolutions during the 9-day forum of September 9 – September 18, 2009. Members posted comments about the five draft chapters of the Election Management Guidelines.
Start time: Sep 09, 2009 - 07:00
End time: Sep 19, 2009 - 07:00
The EAC Board of Advisors reviewed and commented on five draft chapters of the Election Management Guidelines. The draft chapters contained best practices and recommendations regarding: Building Community Partnerships; Canvassing and Certifying an Election; Communicating with the Public; Conducting a Recount, and Provisional Ballots.
Start time: Sep 09, 2009 - 07:00
End time: Sep 19, 2009 - 07:00
EAC Standards Board Virtual Meeting Room at www.eac.gov. The virtual meeting room remained open from Wednesday, September 9, 2009 to Friday, September 18, 2009. The site was available 24 hours per day during that 9-day period.
Start time: Sep 09, 2009 - 10:00
End time: Sep 18, 2009 - 10:00
The Commission held a public meeting to consider administrative matters, receive an update about UOCAVA activities, and hear panelists discuss the July 19, 2009 NASS Resolution on Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) Grant and Payment Distinction.
Start time: Sep 02, 2009 - 08:00
End time: Sep 03, 2009 - 02:00

August 2009 Events

Topics: VVSG Next Iteration, NIST's Role in Reseach and Standards, Resolutions
Start time: Aug 06, 2009 - 06:30
End time: Aug 07, 2009 - 10:00

July 2009 Events

The Commission held a public meeting to consider administrative matters, consider re-accreditation of two voting system test laboratories, and receive a briefing on the Accessible Voting Technology Initiative.
Start time: Jul 14, 2009 - 11:00
End time: Jul 15, 2009 - 02:00

June 2009 Events

The Commission held a public meeting to consider administrative matters, receive an update on guidance to the States regarding 2009 requirements payments, and consider a report to Congress on the Election Data Collection Grants program.
Start time: Jun 17, 2009 - 11:00
End time: Jun 18, 2009 - 02:00
Topics: Prime III Voting System Developmental Research Project, Testing and Certification Program, UOCAVA Voting Systems, Comments on Election of Operation Assessment, EAC Strategic Plan 2009-2014, Election Day Data Grants, Proposed Changes to 2005 VVSG
Start time: Jun 02, 2009 - 06:00
End time: Jun 04, 2009 - 10:00

May 2009 Events

The Commission heard testimony on Part 1 of the Military and Overseas Citizens: Counting Their Votes publication.
Start time: May 19, 2009 - 11:00
End time: May 20, 2009 - 01:26
The EAC Board of Advisers reviewed and provided comment on Phase I of the draft Election Operations Assessment. Phase I of the project was geared towards information gathering and modeling and was designed to create the framework for the remaining two phases of the project. The scope of the document and the project that created it focus on procedures and equipment that move the ballot through the electoral process.
Start time: May 11, 2009 - 10:00
End time: May 15, 2009 - 10:00

April 2009 Events

The Commission held a public meeting and workshop on Cost-Saving Practices for Election Management. The Commission also considered other administrative matters.
Start time: Apr 16, 2009 - 12:00
End time: Apr 16, 2009 - 02:00

March 2009 Events

The Commission held a public meeting and hearing to consider administrative matters and receive presentations on the topic Voter Registration Databases: Initial Discussion on Reviewing HAVA Mandated Guidance.
Start time: Mar 17, 2009 - 08:00
End time: Mar 18, 2009 - 12:00

February 2009 Events

Standards Board Meeting
Standards Board Meeting
Start time: Feb 26, 2009 - 06:30
End time: Feb 28, 2009 - 03:00
EAC Standards Board Virtual Meeting Room at www.eac.gov. The Virtual Meeting Room remained open from Monday, February 8, 2010, 9:00 A.M. EST to Friday, February 19, 2010, 9:00 P.M. EST. The site was available 24 hours per day during that 12-day period.
Start time: Feb 08, 2009 - 10:00
End time: Feb 19, 2010 - 10:00
The Commission received an update on the voting system certification program. Commissioners installed new officers for 2009 and considered other administrative matters.
Start time: Feb 04, 2009 - 08:00
End time: Feb 04, 2009 - 10:00
Commissioners discussed in closed session appointment of the EAC General Counsel.
Start time: Feb 03, 2009 - 01:00
End time: Feb 03, 2009 - 03:00

January 2009 Events

The meeting helped the EAC to propose a pilot program exploring how it might assist States in shortening the timeline for product certifications and potentially save the costs of redundant Federal/State testing.
Start time: Jan 29, 2009 - 07:00
End time: Jan 31, 2009 - 03:00
The Commission discussed the Appointment of the EAC General Counsel.
Start time: Jan 16, 2009 - 01:00
End time: Jan 16, 2009 - 03:00

December 2008 Events

Commissioners elected officers for 2009 and considered the a draft working group policy and an EAC strategic plan. Commissioners will receive an Election Day 2008 EAC Activity Report, an update on the 2008 Election Day Survey, and considered other administrative matters. Commissioners held a closed session discussion about the EAC general counsel position.
Start time: Dec 08, 2008 - 08:00
End time: Dec 09, 2008 - 02:00

October 2008 Events

Commissioners met and held a panel discussion to examine key issues facing election officials and journalists in reporting election results, particularly in competitive states. Some of the topics include: (1) voting systems technology; (2) non-traditional ballots such as provisional and absentee ballots and ballots of military and overseas citizens; (3) time and procedures for getting election results; (4) post-election issues such as recounts and audits; (5) time zones, and more.
Start time: Oct 15, 2008 - 11:00
End time: Oct 16, 2008 - 02:00
Commissioners considered and voted on Draft EAC Guidance to States Regarding Material Changes to State Plans, the accreditation of CIBER, Inc. and considered a Draft Working Group Policy [formally known as Draft Policy for Joint Partnership Task Force of EAC and State Election Officials Regarding Spending of HAVA Funds]. Commissioners discussed revisions to the advisory opinion process and consider other administrative matters.
Start time: Oct 07, 2008 - 08:00
End time: Oct 07, 2008 - 11:00

September 2008 Events

Commissioners held a workshop discussion on Preparing for Election Day 2008 and Empowering Voters, will consider Advisory Opinion 07-003-A and 07-003-B Regarding Maintenance of Effort. Commissioners will consider (1) a Draft Policy for Notice and Public Comment, (2) Proposed Administrative Regulations and receive an Update on Final Administrative Regulations, (3) adoption of the Alternative Voting Methods Study and (4) Best Practices on voting systems for Election Day.
Start time: Sep 18, 2008 - 07:00
End time: Sep 19, 2008 - 02:00
EAC Board of Advisors held a Virtual Meeting. The virtual meeting room opened on Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 9:00 A.M. EDT and closed on Monday, September 15, 2008, at 5:00 P.M. EDT. The site was available 24-hours per day during that 5-day period.
Start time: Sep 11, 2008 - 10:00
End time: Sep 15, 2008 - 10:00

August 2008 Events

Commissioners held a workshop discussion on Preparing for Election Day 2008 and Statewide Voter Registration Databases. Commissioners considered and voted on whether to modify Advisory Opinion 07-003-A, 07-003-B Regarding Maintenance of Effort. Commissioners will consider (1) a Draft Policy for Notice and Public Comment, (2) Draft Policy for Joint Partnership Task Force of EAC and State Election Officials, and (3) Proposed Administrative Regulations.
Start time: Aug 05, 2008 - 10:00
End time: Aug 06, 2008 - 01:00
EAC Board of Advisors Virtual Meeting Room at www.eac.gov. The virtual meeting room opened on Monday, August 4, 2008, at 9:00 A.M. EDT and closed on Friday, August 8, 2008, at 5:00 P.M. EDT. The site was available 24 hours per day during that 5-day period.
Start time: Aug 04, 2008 - 10:00
End time: Aug 08, 2008 - 10:00

July 2008 Events

The Commissioners considered Advisory Opinion 07-003-A and 07-003-B Regarding Maintenance of Effort, (2) Adoption of EAC Laboratory Accreditation Program Manual, (3) draft Policy for Joint Partnership Task Force of EAC and State Election Officials Regarding Spending of HAVA Funds, (4) Draft Policy for Notice and Public Comment, (5) draft changes to the TGDC Charter, (6) updating LA, MI, VT state instructions on the national voter registration form, and (6) other administrative matters.
Start time: Jul 21, 2008 - 08:00
End time: Jul 22, 2008 - 01:00

June 2008 Events

The Commissioners considered (1) Advisory Opinion 07-003-A and 07-003-B Regarding Maintenance of Effort, (2) adopting EAC Draft Chapters of the Election Management Guidelines Project, (3) Draft Policy for Joint Partnership Task Force of EAC and State Election Officials Regarding Spending of HAVA Funds, (4) draft Policy for Notice and Public Comment, (5) draft Policy regarding Allocable Cost Principles for HAVA Funding, (6) updating the MD, MI, LA state instructions on the national form.
Start time: Jun 19, 2008 - 11:00
End time: Jun 20, 2008 - 03:00
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Board of Advisors, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002, met to receive updates on EAC program activities. The Board received presentations on the proposed next iteration of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG), as were submitted to EAC from the commission's Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC). The Board received presentations on the Vote Count and Vote Recount Study and will formulate recommendations.
Start time: Jun 17, 2008 - 10:00
End time: Jun 18, 2008 - 10:00

May 2008 Events

The Commissioners considered updating MI and LA state instructions on the national voter registration form, (2) adopting the Voter Hotline Study Report and the First Time Voter Study Report, (3) Advisory Opinion 07-003-A regarding Maintenance of Effort (MOE) funding, pursuant to HAVA Section 254 (a) (7). Comments were taken from members of the public who have registered to speak regarding whether to modify Advisory Opinion 07-003-A.
Start time: May 22, 2008 - 07:00
End time: May 22, 2008 - 10:00
The EAC Board of Advisors reviewed and provided comment oneight draft chapters of the Election Management Guidelines. Thedraft chapters contained recommendations and best practicesregarding: absentee voting and vote by mail; acceptance testing;ballot building; contingency planning and change management;developing an audit trail; polling place and vote center management; pre-election and parallel testing; and uniformed andoverseas voters.
Start time: May 21, 2008 - 09:00
End time: May 25, 2008 - 09:00
The Commission hosted an interdisciplinary roundtable discussion of the TGDC recommended Voluntary Voting System Guidelines. The discussion was focused on (1) the cost implications of the proposed VVSG; (2) the effect of the new standards on the time in process for voting systems; (3) increasing the efficiency of testing; (4) the possible implementation time of the next iteration of the VVSG; (5) Innovation in voting technology; (6) Risks associated with voting system technology.
Start time: May 05, 2008 - 06:00
End time: May 05, 2008 - 11:00

April 2008 Events

The Commissioners considered the following items: whether to modify Advisory Opinion 07-003-A regarding Maintenance of Effort (MOE) funding, pursuant to HAVA Section 254 (a) (7); whether to update the Michigan state instructions on the national voter registration form. Commissioners will receive a briefing regarding HAVA State Plans, hold a fact-gathering hearing regarding Iowa's audit appeal, as part of the audit appeal process established by the Commission, and other administrative matters.
Start time: Apr 30, 2008 - 07:00
End time: Apr 30, 2008 - 10:00
The Commission hosted an election official roundtable discussion of the TGDC's recommended Voluntary Voting System Guidelines. The discussion will be focused upon: (1)The usability and readability of the proposed standards; (2) The creation of a risk assessment for voting systems; (3) Stability of the standards vs. the need to create flexible standards that promote innovation;(4) Open Ended Vulnerability Testing (OEVT) and how it fits into the proposed standards.
Start time: Apr 25, 2008 - 06:00
End time: Apr 25, 2008 - 11:00
The Commission hosted a voting advocates roundtable discussion of the Technical Guidelines Committee’s (TGDC) recommended Voluntary Voting System Guidelines. The discussion will be focused upon the following topics: (1)The development of a threat assessment; (2) The evaluation of innovative systems; (3) Open Ended Vulnerability Testing (OEVT); (4) testing of voting system software; (5) How best to strike the balance between usability and accessibility.
Start time: Apr 24, 2008 - 06:00
End time: Apr 24, 2008 - 11:00
The EAC Board of Advisors reviewed and provided comment on eight draft chapters of the Election Management Guidelines. The draft chapters contain recommendations and best practices regarding: absentee voting and vote by mail; acceptance testing; ballot building; contingency planning and change management; developing an audit trail; polling place and vote center management; pre-election and parallel testing; and uniformed and overseas voters.
Start time: Apr 21, 2008 - 06:00
End time: Apr 26, 2008 - 02:00
The EAC Standards Board reviewed and provided comment on eight draft chapters of the Election Management Guidelines. The draft chapters contained recommendations and best practices regarding: absentee voting and vote by mail; acceptance testing; ballot building; contingency planning and change management; developing an audit trail; polling place and vote center management; pre-election and parallel testing; and uniformed and overseas voters.
Start time: Apr 21, 2008 - 06:00
End time: Apr 26, 2008 - 02:00
The Commission received presentations on Successful Ballot Design, including the Ballot Design Process from Start to Finish; Ballot Design Accessibility, and Usability; and Successful Designs for Optical-scan Ballots, Direct Recording Device Ballots and Paper Ballots.
Start time: Apr 16, 2008 - 10:00
End time: Apr 17, 2008 - 02:00

March 2008 Events

The Commission hosted a VSTL roundtable discussion regarding the TGDC recommended VVSG. Topics included: (1) New research, technology, or methods in the areas of accessibility and usability; (2) usability and/or disability concerns with voting systems;
Start time: Mar 27, 2008 - 06:00
End time: Mar 27, 2008 - 11:00
The Commission met in Denver, CO to review HAVA funds, changes to the state-specific instructions on the National Form, and the proposed UOCAVA voters study.
Start time: Mar 20, 2008 - 05:30
End time: Mar 20, 2008 - 11:00
The Commission hosted a voting systems testing laboratory roundtable discussion on the TGDC's VVSG. Topics included: (1) Whether the recommend TGDC standards create appropriate functional standards that promote innovation; (2) How to evaluate innovative systems, for which there are no standards for purposes of certification; (3) The value & risks associated with OEVT; (4) The processes associated with testing to the VVSG and modifications; (5) VSTL usability benchmarks implications.
Start time: Mar 19, 2008 - 06:00
End time: Mar 19, 2008 - 11:00

February 2008 Events

The Commission hosted a voting systems manufacturer roundtable discussion TGDC's recommended VVSG. The discussion focused on the following topics: (1) The dominant business model for voting system manufacturers and their role as innovators; (2) How to evaluate innovative systems, for which there are no standards for purposes of certification; (3) The value and risks associated with OEVT; (4) The processes associated with testing to the VVSG and possible modifications, and more.
Start time: Feb 29, 2008 - 07:00
End time: Mar 01, 2008 - 12:00
Commissioners received an update on HAVA Funding Issues. Commissioners considered and voted on Study on Feasibility of Free Absentee Voting Postage; Study on use of Social Security Information of First Time Voters Who Register to Vote by Mail; Interim Policy for Changes to State Specific Instructions on National Mail Voter Registration Form; Disclaimer Proposal to State Instructions Portion of the NVRA Form. The Commission considered other administrative matters.
Start time: Feb 07, 2008 - 08:00
End time: Feb 07, 2008 - 11:00

January 2008 Events

Commission received briefings on the following: FY2008 Appropriations; EAC Standards Board, EAC Board of Advisors; Technical Development Guidelines Committee; Election Data Collection Grant Program. Commissioners considered and vote on the following: Changes to the National Voter Registration Form; Disclaimer Proposal to State Instructions Portion of the NVRA Form; EAC Organizational Chart. EAC installed new Officers for 2008. The Commission considered other administrative matters.
Start time: Jan 17, 2008 - 08:00
End time: Jan 18, 2008 - 12:00

December 2007 Events

Standards Board and Board of Advisors Meeting
Start time: Dec 12, 2007 - 07:00
End time: Dec 15, 2007 - 03:00
The Commission host a public meeting and a roundtable. First they will consider 2006 EAVS; an amendment to EAC policy on the voting system reports clearinghouse; individual State requests to change State-specific instructions to the national voter registration form; and year end reports. The roundtable discussion will focus on 5 subjects including risk, innovation, methodologies, verification and evaluation.
Start time: Dec 11, 2007 - 07:00
End time: Dec 12, 2007 - 04:00

November 2007 Events

Commissioners discussed and considered: adopting a strategic plan; an internal policy for handling State requested to change State-specific instructions to the National Voter Registration Form; individual State requested to change State-specific instructions to the form. Commissioners heard: a report on a voter registration database study; recommendations by the TGDC for voting systems guidelines and timeline; a report on a draft voting systems test laboratory accreditation manual.
Start time: Nov 13, 2007 - 08:00
End time: Nov 13, 2007 - 11:00

October 2007 Events

Commissioners received updates on the next iteration of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) and a report on a recommendation from the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP); Commissioners considered an internal policy for handling State requests to change State-specific instructions to the National Voter Registration Form; Commissioners have granted a request from Secretary of State of Arizona to make a before the Commission.
Start time: Oct 04, 2007 - 07:00
End time: Oct 04, 2007 - 10:00

September 2007 Events

The Commission considered the following topics: Commissioners discussed EAC’s regulatory authority under the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) and considered approving a process for adopting NVRA regulations; The Commission considered adopting a revised advisory on Maintenance of Effort (MOE) requirements regarding HAVA compliance; Commissioners will discuss EAC’s regulatory and administrative responsibilities and discussed other administrative matters.
Start time: Sep 06, 2007 - 07:00
End time: Sep 07, 2007 - 02:00

July 2007 Events

The Commission considered the adoption of a draft EAC manual on Poll Worker Recruitment, Training and Retention, and a draft EAC manual on Recruiting College Poll Workers. The Commission considered other administrative matters.
Start time: Jul 19, 2007 - 10:00
End time: Jul 20, 2007 - 01:00
EAC Standards Board Virtual Meeting Room at www.eac.gov. Once at the main page of EAC’s website, viewers should click the link to the Standards Board Virtual Meeting Room. The virtual meeting room will open on Monday, July 2, 2007, at 7:00 A.M. EDT and w
Start time: Jul 02, 2007 - 06:00
End time: Jul 07, 2007 - 02:00

June 2007 Events

The Commission considered the adoption of a draft EAC report on effective ballot designs and polling place signage. The Commission considered other administrative matters.
Start time: Jun 14, 2007 - 07:00
End time: Jun 14, 2007 - 10:00

May 2007 Events

The Commission received updates on the activities of the following: The EAC Standards Board; the EAC Board of Advisors; and the EAC Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC). The Commission considered other administrative matters.
Start time: May 17, 2007 - 11:00
End time: May 18, 2007 - 01:00
The Commission received updates on the activities of the following: The EAC Standards Board; the EAC Board of Advisors; and the EAC Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC). The Commission considered other administrative matters.
Start time: May 17, 2007 - 07:00
End time: May 17, 2007 - 10:00
EAC Standards Board Virtual Meeting Room has closed. The virtual meeting room was opened on Thursday, May 17, 2007, at 7:00 A.M. EDT through Tuesday, May 22, at 7:00 A.M. EDT. The site was available 24 hours per day during that 5-day period.
Start time: May 17, 2007 - 06:00
End time: May 23, 2007 - 02:00

April 2007 Events

The Commission received presentations on research findings regarding effective ballot designs and effective polling place signage. The Commission received a presentation on the release of a Spanish translation glossary of election terminology. The Commission also considered other administrative matters.
Start time: Apr 18, 2007 - 10:00
End time: Apr 19, 2007 - 01:00

March 2007 Events

The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (the “Development Committee”) scheduled a plenary meeting for March 22nd and 23rd, 2007.
Start time: Mar 22, 2007 - 06:00
End time: Mar 22, 2007 - 11:00
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (the “Development Committee”) scheduled a plenary meeting for March 22nd and 23rd, 2007.
Start time: Mar 22, 2007 - 06:00
End time: Mar 23, 2007 - 11:00

February 2007 Events

The Commission considered accrediting iBeta Quality Assurance and SysTest Labs LLC. to receive federal approval to test voting systems against federal voting system standards and guidelines based upon the recommendations of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as required by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Important Change: EAC's Next Public Meeting was held in ATLANTA, GA on Wednesday 2/21/07
Start time: Feb 27, 2007 - 06:00
End time: Feb 27, 2007 - 06:30
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA), met and received updates on EAC projects and activities and discuss other relevant matters pertaining to the administration of federal elections.
Start time: Feb 20, 2007 - 06:30
End time: Feb 20, 2007 - 09:00
The Commission received an update on the Interim Voting System Laboratory Accreditation Program; The Commission considered (1) terminating the interim program and received an update on the full Voting System Laboratory Accreditation Program; (2) received an update on the EAC audit process and heard presentations from state officials on their experiences with the audit process; and (3) received a presentation of the research findings regarding voter identification requirements.
Start time: Feb 08, 2007 - 08:00
End time: Feb 08, 2007 - 11:00

January 2007 Events

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Board of Advisors, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA), met and received updates on EAC projects and activities and discuss other relevant matters pertaining to the administration of federal elections.
Start time: Jan 22, 2007 - 07:00
End time: Jan 24, 2007 - 01:00

December 2006 Events

The Commission received presentations on public comments received for the DRAFT Procedural Manual for Voting System Testing and Certification Program and the proposed final document will be considered for approval. The Commission received presentations from election officials, community interest groups, academicians and technology experts regarding the 2006 election. The Commission elected officers for 2007 and consider other administrative matters.
Start time: Dec 07, 2006 - 08:00
End time: Dec 08, 2006 - 01:30

October 2006 Events

The Commission conducted a public meeting and hearing on EAC’s post-election voting system testing and certification program. The Commission also met to consider
Start time: Oct 26, 2006 - 07:00
End time: Oct 27, 2006 - 01:00

September 2006 Events

The Commission met in St. Louis, MO to review research on voter information Web sites and on military and overseas voting by federal, state and local officials.
Start time: Sep 21, 2006 - 06:30
End time: Sep 22, 2006 - 12:30

July 2006 Events

The Commission received presentations on effective ballot design and effective polling place signage. The Commission received reports on other administrative matters.
Start time: Jul 13, 2006 - 06:30
End time: Jul 13, 2006 - 09:30

June 2006 Events

The Commission received presentations on developing management guidelines for implementing new voting systems and administering elections. The Commission received reports on other administrative matters.
Start time: Jun 15, 2006 - 07:00
End time: Jun 15, 2006 - 09:00

May 2006 Events

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002, met and received updates on EAC research projects and activities and discuss other relevant matters pertaining to the administration of elections.
Start time: May 23, 2006 - 09:00
End time: May 25, 2006 - 02:00
The Board of Advisors, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002, met to receive updates on EAC research projects and activities and discussed other relevant matters pertaining to the administration of federal elections. The Board received an update regarding recent work conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on the voluntary voting system guidelines.
Start time: May 23, 2006 - 09:00
End time: May 25, 2006 - 02:00
The Executive Board of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board met to plan and prepare for the meeting of Standards Board, and to handle other administrative matters.
Start time: May 23, 2006 - 04:00
End time: May 23, 2006 - 06:00

April 2006 Events

The Commission will receive presentations on the following topic: "Vote Counting and Recounting". The Commission will hear from election officials and election researchers on experiences with recounting and procedures for counting votes. The Commission w
Start time: Apr 20, 2006 - 07:00
End time: Apr 20, 2006 - 09:00

March 2006 Events

The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (the “Development Committee”) scheduled a plenary meeting that took place on March 29, 2006.
Start time: Mar 29, 2006 - 06:30
End time: Mar 30, 2006 - 03:30
The Commission received presentations on the National Voter Registration Act and received updates on other administrative matters.
Start time: Mar 14, 2006 - 08:00
End time: Mar 14, 2006 - 11:00

February 2006 Events

The Commission received the following reports: Title II Requirements Payments Update; and updates on other administrative matters. The Commission will receive presentations on the following topics: Implementation of the EAC Voting System Certification Program.
Start time: Feb 02, 2006 - 08:00
End time: Feb 02, 2006 - 11:00

December 2005 Events

Public Meeting
The Commission will receive the following reports: Title II Requirements Payments Update; FY 2006 Appropriations update; and updates on other administrative matters. The Commission will elect the Chair and Vice Chair of the Commission for 2006. The Commis
Start time: Dec 13, 2005 - 08:00
End time: Dec 13, 2005 - 10:00

October 2005 Events

Public Meeting
The Commission will receive the following reports: Title II Requirements Payments Update; Voluntary Voting System Guidelines Update; and updates on other administrative matters. The Commission will receive presentations on the Timely Return of Voter Regis
Start time: Oct 25, 2005 - 07:00
End time: Oct 25, 2005 - 11:30

September 2005 Events

TGDC Meeting
HAVA Section 221 calls for establishing a Technical Guidelines Development Committee to assist EAC in developing Voluntary Voting System Guidelines.
Start time: Sep 29, 2005 - 06:00
End time: Sep 30, 2005 - 02:00
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM National Institute for Standards and Technology325 BroadwayBoulder, CO, 80305-3328
Start time: Sep 29, 2005 - 06:00
End time: Sep 30, 2005 - 02:00
Public Meeting
The Commission will receive the following reports: Title II Requirements Payments Update; public comments received regarding the proposed Voluntary Voting System Guidelines; and updates on other administrative matters. The Commission will receive presenta
Start time: Sep 27, 2005 - 07:00
End time: Sep 27, 2005 - 09:00

August 2005 Events

Standards Board Meeting
The Executive Board of the EAC Standards Board and the Standards Board will have meetings on August 23 and 24 2005.
Start time: Aug 24, 2005 - 03:30
End time: Aug 25, 2005 - 04:00
Public Meeting
The Commission will receive updates on the following items: Title II Requirements Payments; public comments received regarding the proposed Voluntary Voting System Guidelines; and updates on other administrative matters. The Commission will receive presen
Start time: Aug 23, 2005 - 07:00
End time: Aug 24, 2005 - 02:00
Board of Advisors Meeting
Start time: Aug 03, 2005 - 05:30
End time: Aug 06, 2005 - 02:00

July 2005 Events

Public Meeting
The Commission will receive the following reports: Title II Requirements Payments Update, Statewide voter registration list guidance, and updates on other administrative matters. The Commission will receive presentations regarding the voter identification
Start time: Jul 28, 2005 - 07:00
End time: Jul 28, 2005 - 09:00

June 2005 Events

Public Meeting
The Commission will receive reports on the following: Title II Requirements Payments; Proposed Voluntary Voting System Guidelines; Statewide Voter Registration List Guidance and updates on other administrative matters.The Commission will conduct a public
Start time: Jun 30, 2005 - 06:30
End time: Jul 01, 2005 - 02:00

May 2005 Events

Public Meeting
The Commission will receive the following reports: Title II Requirements Payments Update; Statewide Voter Registration List Guidance Update; Provisional Voting and Voter Identification Study Update; Election Day Survey Analysis Update; Military and Overse
Start time: May 24, 2005 - 07:00
End time: May 24, 2005 - 09:00

April 2005 Events

Public Meeting
The Commission will receive reports on the following: Title II Requirements Payments Update and Other Administrative Matters. The Commission will receive presentations on TGDC Recommendations and Guidelines Adoption Process. The Commission will conduct a
Start time: Apr 26, 2005 - 07:00
End time: Apr 27, 2005 - 01:30
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Board of Advisors, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002, will meet to present its views on issues regarding the administration of federal elections, and formulate recommendations to the EAC
Start time: Apr 26, 2005 - 05:30
End time: Apr 28, 2005 - 09:00
TGDC Meeting
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (the “Development Committee”) has scheduled a plenary meeting for April 20-21, 2005. This meeting will be open to the public. There is no fee to attend, but, due to security requirements, advance registration
Start time: Apr 20, 2005 - 06:00
End time: Apr 22, 2005 - 02:00
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM National Institute for Standards and Technology100 Bureau Drive, Bld 101Gaithersburg, DC, 20899-8900
Start time: Apr 20, 2005 - 06:00
End time: Apr 21, 2005 - 02:00

March 2005 Events

Public Meeting
The Commission will discuss Title II Requirements Payments Update and EAVS Analysis Update. Lastly, the Commission will hear presentations on the EAC's role as an Election Clearinghouse.
Start time: Mar 22, 2005 - 08:00
End time: Mar 22, 2005 - 10:00
TGDC Meeting
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (the “Development Committee”) has scheduled a plenary meeting for March 9, 2005. The Development Committee held its first meeting on July 9th, 2004 and its second meeting on January 18 and 19, 2005. The purpo
Start time: Mar 09, 2005 - 06:30
End time: Mar 10, 2005 - 03:30
08:30 AM - 05:30 PM National Institute for Standards and Technology100 Bureau Drive, Bld 101Gaithersburg, MD, 20899-8900
Start time: Mar 09, 2005 - 06:30
End time: Mar 10, 2005 - 03:30

February 2005 Events

Public Meeting
The Commission will receive reports on the following: Updates on Title II Requirements Payments and other administrative or programmatic matters. The Commission will receive presentations on the following: Transition of the Voting System Certification Pro
Start time: Feb 23, 2005 - 08:00
End time: Feb 23, 2005 - 10:00
Standards Board Meeting
Standards Board Meeting
Start time: Feb 03, 2005 - 12:00
End time: Feb 04, 2005 - 01:00

January 2005 Events

Public Meeting
The Commission will receive reports on the following: Updates on Title II Requirements Payments. The Commission will receive presentations on the following: State Reports on HAVA Expenditures; Single Audits of HAVA Expenditures; Other Audit Authority unde
Start time: Jan 27, 2005 - 08:00
End time: Jan 27, 2005 - 10:00
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM National Institute for Standards and Technology100 Bureau Drive, Bld 101Gaithersburg, MD, 20899-8900
Start time: Jan 18, 2005 - 07:00
End time: Jan 20, 2005 - 03:00
TGDC Meeting
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (the “Development Committee”) has scheduled a plenary meeting for January 18 & 19, 2005. The Committee was established pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 15361(b)(1), to act in the public interest to assist the Executiv
Start time: Jan 18, 2005 - 07:00
End time: Jan 20, 2005 - 03:00

December 2004 Events

Public Meeting
Pubic Meeting
Start time: Dec 14, 2004 - 08:00
End time: Dec 14, 2004 - 10:00

November 2004 Events

Public Meeting
Public Meeting
Start time: Nov 23, 2004 - 08:00
End time: Nov 23, 2004 - 10:00

October 2004 Events

Public Meeting
Public Meeting
Start time: Oct 26, 2004 - 07:00
End time: Oct 26, 2004 - 09:00

September 2004 Events

Public Meeting
Public Meeting
Start time: Sep 30, 2004 - 07:00
End time: Sep 30, 2004 - 09:00
TGDC Meeting
TGDC Meeting
Start time: Sep 20, 2004 - 06:00
End time: Sep 23, 2004 - 02:00
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM U.S. Election Assistance Commission1225 New York Ave, N.W., Suite 1100Washington, DC, 20005
Start time: Sep 20, 2004 - 06:00
End time: Sep 21, 2004 - 02:00
Public Meeting
Public Meeting
Start time: Sep 13, 2004 - 07:00
End time: Sep 13, 2004 - 09:00

August 2004 Events

Public Meeting
The purpose of this meeting will be to receive updates and reports on the following: the Federal Voting Assistance Program Best Practices for Military and Overseas Voting, the EAC November Election Research Project, the EAC National Poll Worker Initiative
Start time: Aug 10, 2004 - 07:00
End time: Aug 10, 2004 - 09:00

July 2004 Events

Public Meeting
Public Meeting
Start time: Jul 13, 2004 - 10:00
End time: Jul 14, 2004 - 12:00
TGDC Meeting
TGDC Meeting
Start time: Jul 09, 2004 - 06:00
End time: Jul 10, 2004 - 12:00

June 2004 Events

Standards Board Meeting
Standards Board Meeting
Start time: Jun 29, 2004 - 06:00
End time: Jun 30, 2004 - 02:00
board meeting
Start time: Jun 28, 2004 - 09:00
End time: Jun 29, 2004 - 02:00
Public Meeting
Public Meeting
Start time: Jun 03, 2004 - 06:00
End time: Jun 03, 2004 - 08:00

May 2004 Events

Public Meeting
Public Meeting
Start time: May 05, 2004 - 06:00
End time: May 05, 2004 - 08:00

March 2004 Events

Public Meeting
Start time: Mar 23, 2004 - 08:00
End time: Mar 23, 2004 - 10:00

July 2003 Events

09:00 AM - 03:00 PM U.S. Election Assistance Commission1225 New York Ave, N.W., Suite 1100Washington, DC, 20005
Start time: Jul 09, 2003 - 06:00
End time: Jul 10, 2003 - 12:00

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