Election Assistance Commission Back in Action

EAC300x270Created in 2002 as part of the Help America Vote Act, the EAC was established to help states modernize antiquated voting systems in the wake of the infamous Florida recount of Bush v. Gore. The agency also certified election systems, created technical standards and acted as a clearinghouse for election and voting information.

Until this January, the commission had been leaderless with all four commissioner spots open. Three commissioners were approved by congress last December and the commission held its first public meeting just last week. View the webcast here:


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