2022 Resources

Videos (9)

2022 EAVS Webinar: Preparing for the 2022 EAVS

2022 EAVS Webinar: Working with Local Jurisdictions

2022 EAVS Webinar: New EAVS Points of Contact (POC)

A Closer Look: 2022 EAVS Section A (Voter Registration)

A Closer Look: 2022 EAVS Section B (UOCAVA Voting)

A Closer Look: 2022 EAVS Section C (Mail Voting)

A Closer Look: 2022 EAVS Section D (In-Person Polling Operations)

A Closer Look: 2022 EAVS Section E (Provisional Voting)

A Closer Look: 2022 EAVS Section F (Voter Participation and Election Technologies)

2022 EAVS Webinar: Preparing for the 2022 EAVS

Members of the EAVS project team from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission and Fors Marsh provide an overview of the 2022 EAVS, including new changes for this year, a discussion of the EAVS process and timeline, resources available to assist election officials, and helpful advice.

2022 EAVS Webinar: Working with Local Jurisdictions

A member of the EAVS project team from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission and state election officials discuss advice for state and territory points of contact (POC) who will be working with local jurisdiction officials to collect data for the 2022 EAVS. This video discusses the use of the online template and provides helpful advice.

2022 EAVS Webinar: New EAVS Points of Contact (POC)

A member of the EAVS project team from Fors Marsh and a state election official discuss advice and helpful hints for points of contact (POC) who are new to leading the EAVS in 2022 for their state or territory. This video discusses resources to assist POCs in learning about the EAVS project and provides helpful advice.

A Closer Look: 2022 EAVS Section A (Voter Registration)

A closer look at Section A of the 2022 EAVS. This section collects data on voter registration and registration list maintenance, including registered voters, same-day voter registration, voter registrations received, confirmation notices sent, and voters removed from the registration rolls. This video also discusses changes to Section A that will be made for the 2024 EAVS.

A Closer Look: 2022 EAVS Section B (UOCAVA Voting)

A closer look at Section B of the 2022 EAVS. This section collects data on voters covered under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA), including number of registered UOCAVA voters; Federal Post Card Applications (FPCA); UOCAVA ballots transmitted, returned, counted, and rejected; and Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots (FWAB).

A Closer Look: 2022 EAVS Section C (Mail Voting)

A closer look at Section C of the 2022 EAVS. This section collects data on mail voting, including mail ballots transmitted, permanent absentee voters, drop boxes, ballot curing, mail ballots counted, and mail ballots rejected.

A Closer Look: 2022 EAVS Section D (In-Person Polling Operations)

A closer look at Section D of the 2022 EAVS. This section collects data on in-person polling operations, including the number of precincts, polling places, poll workers, and poll worker characteristics.

A Closer Look: 2022 EAVS Section E (Provisional Voting)

A closer look at Section E of the 2022 EAVS. This section collects data on provisional voting, including provisional ballots cast and counted, reasons for casting provisional ballots, and provisional ballots rejected.

A Closer Look: 2022 EAVS Section F (Voter Participation and Election Technologies)

A closer look at Section F of the 2022 EAVS. This section collects data on voter participation and election technologies used to support voting, including total participation in the 2022 general election, source of data on voter participation, use of electronic and paper poll books, use of voting machines, and location for where votes are tallied.



EAVS Template User Guide

  • This document provides step-by-step instructions on how to use the data collection templates that have been created to support the 2022 EAVS. For both the Excel template and online template, this user guide outlines how to access each template, how to navigate within the template, how to enter and error check data, and how to submit data. For state officials, this user guide also demonstrates how data ports from the online template to the Excel template and how to customize the online template for jurisdictions to use.

Newsletters (5)

  • Vol. 1: What’s New for the 2022 EAVS Vol. 1: What’s New for the 2022 EAVS

    This newsletter provides details on how the EAVS questions and survey procedures have changed since 2020, including changes to the data review process, changes to the 2022 EAVS questions, an updated Guide to the Election Administration and Voting Survey, and changes that the EAC plans to make to Section A of the survey for 2024.

  • Vol. 2: Using the Policy Survey to Validate 2022 EAVS Data Vol. 2: Using the Policy Survey to Validate 2022 EAVS Data

    Your state’s Policy Survey submission provides important context to your EAVS data, and your 2022 EAVS data collection templates will feature custom validations to ensure your EAVS data aligns with your Policy Survey responses. This newsletter outlines how those validations will help reduce survey response burden and assist you in submitting more accurate EAVS data.

  • Vol. 3: Overview of the Data Collection Templates Vol. 3: Overview of the Data Collection Templates

    This newsletter provides information about the two data collection templates that will assist you in submitting data for the 2022 EAVS: the Excel template and the online template. It also highlights EAVS items that you may be able to collect in advance of the November 8, 2022 election.

  • Vol. 4: Resources to Assist With the 2022 EAVS Vol. 4: Resources to Assist With the 2022 EAVS

    The data collection period for the 2022 EAVS has begun! This newsletter outlines the resources that are available to assist you with your data submission, highlights important project dates and deadlines, and reminds state POCs to reach out to the EAVS project team about plans to customize the online template.

  • Vol. 5: Data Validations in the 2022 EAVS Templates Vol. 5: Data Validations in the 2022 EAVS Templates

    The 2022 EAVS data collection templates contain data validations to improve the quality and accuracy of your data. This newsletter explains the types of validations that are used and how they appear within the Excel and online templates. Other highlights in this newsletter include a discussion of the new EAVSRates tab in the Excel template, a list of items that may be pre-filled in your state’s or territory’s data templates based on your Policy Survey responses, and an invitation to EAVS POCs to revisit their 2022 Policy Survey submission for accuracy, as some election policies may have changed since the initial data submission.


Excel Crosswalk

  • EAVS 2020-22 Crosswalk EAVS 2020-22 Crosswalk

    This crosswalk documents the changes that have been made to the EAVS questions between 2020 and 2022. For each section of the survey, this crosswalk details the EAVS question, question description, the column of the Excel template the question appeared in for 2020, the column of the Excel template the question appeared in for 2022, and any changes to the question numbering, Excel template column, and question wording. States and jurisdictions that use database queries to compile their EAVS data may use this file to help prepare their 2022 data submissions.


EAVS Glossary

  • EAVS Glossary EAVS Glossary

    This glossary contains more than 130 terms and phrases used in the survey questions for the 2022 EAVS and Policy Survey. The purpose of this glossary is to assist the state and local election officials who respond to these surveys in understanding the survey questions and providing data that are accurate and comprehensive, as well as to establish data consistency across states and jurisdictions.


EAVS Policy Guide

  • A Guide to the Election Administration and Voting Survey A Guide to the Election Administration and Voting Survey

    This document provides information to election officials responsible for completing the EAVS and Policy Survey. It outlines what data are collected, the process and timeline for data submissions, how the EAC reports the results of the data, how updates to EAVS data sets are released to the public, and how the EAC makes changes to the survey questions.


Planned Changes to Section A of the 2024 EAVS

  • Planned Changes to 2024 EAVS Section A Planned Changes to 2024 EAVS Section A

    This document provides information about changes the EAC plans to make to Section A of the EAVS beginning in 2024. While these changes will not affect the data that states and territories submit for 2022, the EAC wishes to provide ample time for election officials to prepare to provide this data in the future. This document can be shared with data vendors, IT staff, local election officials, and others who will be involved in providing voter registration data for the 2024 EAVS.

Archived Resources

Resources from previous EAVS surveys can be found here: