Help America Vote Act

Help America Vote Act - Help America Vote Act (Estimated FY...

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Help America Vote Act (Estimated FY 2005 Funding Gap ($2,590,000,000)) Under the Help America Vote Act of 2002 , Pub. L. 107-252, 42 U.S.C. 15301 et seq , states are required to implement certain election reform efforts to improve the election process for all voters. The requirements include: Using a voting system that meets the minimum requirements of the Act; Mandating provisional voting; Creating a statewide, central voter registration system; Requiring individuals registering to vote to provide certain information and requiring election officials to verify this information; Requiring certain voters to satisfy an identification requirement before voting; Requiring certain information be posted on Election Day; and Establishing an administrative complaint procedure for handling alleged violations of Title III of the Help America Vote Act. Although Congress has appropriated the funding for states to implement Sec. 257 of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), Congress did not authorize an appropriate level of funds for the administration of the program by the Federal Elections Commission. As a result, the states have not received the
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course PUAD 381 taught by Professor Kirk during the Fall '07 term at James Madison University.

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