Resources – Election design guidelines

EAC’s Voluntary Voting System Guidelines

The Election Assistance Commission certifies voting systems to federal guidelines. The current version is VVSG 2005. An updated version, VVSG 1.1 is currently under review

Overseas and Military Voters

The EAC has several project underway to better serve military and overseas citizens who register and vote absentee.


Election Management Guidelines

  • EAC Election Management Guidelines – Accessibility (PDF)
    Chapter 19 from of a series of election management guidelines from the EAC. This chapter  covers ways to improve accessibility and to incorporate these good practices into all aspects of election administration.

Ballot Design and Instructions

NIST Research Reports

Other Research Reports