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Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act

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U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).




Pursuant to Sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255(b) of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), Public Law 107-252, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register changes to the HAVA state plans previously submitted by Alaska.


This notice is effective upon publication in the Federal Register.

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Bryan Whitener, Telephone 202-566-3100 or 1-866-747-1471 (toll-free).

Submit Comments: Any comments regarding the plan published herewith should be made in writing to the chief election official of the individual state at the address listed below.

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On March 24, 2004, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission published in the Federal Register the original HAVA state plans filed by the fifty states, the District of Columbia and the territories of American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 69 FR 14002. HAVA anticipated that states, territories and the District of Columbia would change or update their plans from time to time pursuant to HAVA Section 254(a)(11) through (13). HAVA Sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255 require EAC to publish such updates. This is the third revision to the state plan for Alaska.

The amendments to Alaska's state plan include passing legislation to bring the state into compliance with HAVA requirements, developing new staff positions to manage HAVA, updating forms and training materials, and designing improved voter outreach programs. In accordance with HAVA Section 254(a)(12), all the state plans submitted for publication provide information on how the respective state succeeded in carrying out its previous state plan. Alaska confirms that its amendments to the state plan were developed and submitted to public comment in accordance with HAVA Sections 254(a)(11), 255, and 256.

Upon the expiration of thirty days from July 16, 2010, the state is eligible to implement the changes addressed in the plan that is published herein, in accordance with HAVA Section 254(a)(11)(C). EAC wishes to acknowledge the effort that went into revising this state plan and encourages further public comment, in writing, to the state election official listed below.

Chief State Election Official

Ms. Gail Fenumiai, Elections Director, Alaska Division of Elections, P.O. Box 110017, Juneau, Alaska 99811-0017, Phone: (907) 465-4611, Fax: (907) 465-3203.

Thank you for your interest in improving the voting process in America.

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Dated: July 7, 2010.

Thomas R. Wilkey,

Executive Director, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

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[FR Doc. 2010-17419 Filed 7-15-10; 8:45 am]