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Elections and Voter Information

Voter Information

HAVA EAC Audit 'To Do' List

The following identifies areas of findings cited by the Election Assistance Commission (EAC). There are things your county can do NOW to prepare for a possible site visit from the EAC, and the Help America Vote (HAVA) Grant Monitor Review of your county.

Property Management

Inventory list MUST identify the following:

  1. description;
  2. serial number;
  3. source of funding;
  4. who holds the title;
  5. acquisition date;
  6. the cost;
  7. % of federal participation;
  8. the location;
  9. the use/condition;
  10. any ultimate disposition data.

Safety and Security

One county was cited because the equipment was stored next to a ground level window and the equipment could be seen from outside.


Advance Payments of Grant Funds

Program Income

Unjustified Expenditures

Payments to Vendors for Goods/Services Not Rendered