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October 23, 2021

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Election Assistance Commission to tackle cyber-based initiatives on registration databases, e-poll books

By Sara Friedman / April 23, 2020

The Election Assistance Commission is starting new initiatives to provide state election officials with resources that go beyond activities on Election Day, including research on technology and other steps that mark an evolution for the body from development of voluntary voting systems guidelines.

Along with new funding to provide states with grants, the EAC received a 40 percent operating budget increase in the fiscal 2020 appropriations bill passed by Congress in December. In the past month, the agency has brought...

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