Board of Elections

Help America Vote Act

Federal and State Statutes

The Help America Vote Act of 2002 is a package of reforms that will ensure meaningful access to the democratic process for all New Yorkers. New York has developed a plan to implement the Act's provisions and access the federal funds needed to ensure compliance. The plan may be viewed by following the link below and copies are available at county boards of elections and public libraries across the state and at the State Board of Elections.

HAVA Law (pdf 204KB)
Summary of Federal Legislation (pdf 27KB)

NYS HAVA Plan: