Monday, August 3, 2009

EAC News #31 8-3-09 EAC on YouTube, Comment on 2005 Vol.Voting Sys Guidelines, VVPAT accessibility and more

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EAC Newsline: August 3, 2009
Public Meetings The EAC Standards Board will meet August 6-7 in Phoenix, Arizona.
For more information, click here.

EAC's next public meeting will be Sept 2: agenda to be announced.

Visit our Web site to view the webcasts of meetings, and a tentative 2009 public meeting schedule.

EAC YouTubeEAC has launched a YouTube Channel here, and it features EAC's new video about how voting systems are certified.

Voting Accessibility We have a new voting accessibility section on the EAC Web site, available here.

HAVA Funding To see the latest dollar amounts distributed to states, click here. See the updated funding breakdown by year for all states here.

Updated instructions for obtaining FY 2008 and 2009 HAVA requirements payments are available here.
The latest funding advisory opinions (FAO 09-006 and FAO 09-007) are posted here.
To view the advisory opinion policy, click here.

Testing & Certification The second voting system to be certified by EAC is ES&S Unity 3.2.0.0. The latest voting system manufacturer to register with EAC is Everyone Counts, Inc.

We have updated lists of registered manufacturers, certification applications, test plans, test reports and new correspondence here.

EAC's decision on a request for interpretation of VVPAT accessibility is posted here.

EAC seeks public comments on draft revisions to the 2005 Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG).
Click here to get started.
For more information about the program, go to Voting System Center.

NIST issues call for participation for two workshops in October

The National Institute of Standards and Technology seeks participation for the the End to End Voting Systems Workshop, Oct. 13-14, at George Washington University and the Common Data Format for Electronic Voting Systems Workshop, Oct. 29-30, at NIST in Maryland.

For more information and guidelines for participating, go to EAC's calendar of events and updates. View latest election data reportsThe 2007-2008 NVRA report and the 2008 Election Data Grant Program are available here.

Reminder: EAC Voting System Reports ClearinghouseEAC urges state and local governments to contribute voting system reports and studies they have commissioned to the Voting System Reports Clearinghouse.####* If you wish to be removed from the distribution list email us at HAVAInfo@eac.gov.

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