Election assistance commission
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), created by the Help American Vote Act or HAVA is an indpendent and bipartisiapan commission charged to guidleness and policies for fair election in the United States was established by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA). EAC's main mission was to help develope policies and guidelines to aid state election agencies to meet the election requirements established by the Help American Vote Act or HAVA in 2002.
Working to prevent election problems
The Election Assistance Commission is supposed to help states achieve compliance with HAVA by serving as a national clearinghouse of election related information. EAC also accredits testing laboratories and certifies voting systems, as well as audits the use of HAVA funds.
Other responsibilities include maintaining the national mail voter registration form developed in accordance with the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.
The four EAC commissioners are appointed by the president and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. EAC is required to submit an annual report to Congress as well as testify periodically about HAVA progress and related issues. The commission also holds public meetings and hearings to inform the public about its progress and activities. 
U.S Election Assistance Commission |http://www.eac.gov/index_html1
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