Federal agencies

  • The Presidential Commission on Election Administration was established by Executive Order on March 28, 2013. Its mission is to identify best practices in election administration and to make recommendations to improve the voting experience. The Commission's report is in the reports section below.
  • The U. S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) was established by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA). The Commission serves as a national clearinghouse and resource for information and review of procedures with respect to the administration of Federal elections.
  • The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) provides military and overseas citizens a broad range of non-partisan information and assistance to facilitate their participation in the democratic process - regardless of where they work or live. FVAP informs and educates U.S. citizens worldwide of their right to vote; fosters voting participation; and protects the integrity of, and simultaneously enhances, the electoral process at the Federal, State and local levels.
  • The U. S. Dept of Justice Voting Section Page provides information about voting rights.
  • The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) assists the EAC in developing voting system standards.
  • The Federal Election Commission (FEC) administers and enforces the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA)

Electoral College Resources

State of Delaware

Voting and election information resources

  • electionline.org provides daily reports on election administration
  • Election Academy - a blog by Doug Chapin, Director of the University of Minnesota's Program for Excellence in Election Administration.
  • The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization, has fought since 1920 to improve our systems of government and impact public policies through citizen education and advocacy. The League's enduring vitality and resonance comes from its unique decentralized structure. The League is a grassroots organization, working at the national, state and local levels.
  • The League of Women Voters - Delaware is a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
  • The Delaware League of Local Governments provides information about Delaware's municipalities.

Voting and election research

MD, NJ & PA Election Offices