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This office provides oversight, monitoring and technical assistance to states and local election jurisdictions for HAVA funds. Formula grants include Requirements Payments to help states meet the requirements of Title III in HAVA, and the 2018 HAVA Election Security Grants to support election system upgrades to strengthen election security.
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The EAC's Testing and Certification program is the critical first step in the process of maintaining the reliability and security of the voting systems used in our nation's elections.
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A U.S. Election Assistance Commission blog about Testing and Certification Department Voting System Updates.
This blog is an effort to keep everyone informed of the progress of voting systems that are in the EAC’s Testing and Certification Program.
ClearVote 1.5: Project Manager – Brian Hancock; VSTL – Pro V&V
Clear Ballot received a Final Grant of Certification on March 19, 2019
Unisyn OpenElect 2.1: Project Manager – Jerome Lovato; VSTL – Pro V&V
The application was approved on Friday, February 8, 2019.
ES&S EVS 188.8.131.52 (Modification): Project Manager – Ryan Macias; VSTL – SLI Compliance
This system is currently being tested.
Hart Verity Voting 2.3: Project Manager – Jerome Lovato; VSTL – SLI Compliance
Hart received a Final Grant of Certification on March 15, 2019.
Dominion Voting Systems Democracy Suite 5.5-B: Project Manager – Ryan Macias; VSTL – Pro V&V
The application was approved on February 26, 2019. A test plan is being developed by Pro V&V.
If you would like more information about the certification process, please read Chapter 4 and 5 of the Testing and Certification Program Manual. Please contact Jerome Lovato (JLovato@eac.gov) for additional information about a particular voting system.
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