Category Archives: Election Assistance Commission

Republican EAC Commissioners Speaking on Zoom Call Organized by “Lawyers Democracy Fund” “to Analyze Effects of Vote-By-Mail Litigation in PA, IA, WI, and Across US”

This seems worthy of a deeper dive, particularly what Christy McCormick and Don Palmer should be saying about this topic: Lawyers Democracy Fund (calling itself “LDF”–hmm) seems to have a lot of overlap with RNLA and Honest Elections Project.

“Election commission orders top voting machine vendor to correct misleading claims”

Kim Zetter for Politico: The federal Election Assistance Commission has rebuked the nation’s top voting-machine maker over marketing materials that the panel says deceptively implied the company’s voting machines are EAC-certified.The commission admonished Election Systems & Software over promotional literature… Continue reading

In Must-Read Piece on Dysfunction at the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, Jessica Huseman Reveals that Excellent Republican Commissioner Matt Masterson Was Forced Out by Von Spakovsky and EAC Commissioner McCormick for Being “Insufficiently Partisan”

In my 2012 book, The Voting Wars, I chronicled how Congress created the United States Election Assistance commission in 2002 after the debacle of 2000’s Bush v. Gore, how the agency started out with great promise as one that… Continue reading

Two Republican EAC Commissioners on “True the Vote” Podcast: “U.S. Election Assistance Commissioners Join Voter Suppression Group to Discourage Mail-In Voting”

Alex Kotch: In late May, two Republican members of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission used a podcast produced by True the Vote, a right-wing voter suppression group, to cast doubt on the security of mail-in voting for the… Continue reading

Must-read Politico Deep Dive into Brian Newby, a Kobach Protege Who is Causing Major Problems with Election Administration as Executive Director of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission

Read this quite damning portrait:  A tiny federal agency that plays a crucial role in assisting the nation’s local election supervisors is gripped by a leadership crisis that hassparked concerns that it is unprepared to play its role in… Continue reading