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HAVA Operating Grant


The State of Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State appropriated $300,000 from the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) account for grants to defray operating costs of the assistive voting equipment and vote-counting equipment for the 2010 and 2012 election year. Funds were only available for counties that had fewer than 50,000 voters as of 1/1/2010 and had a current HAVA balance of less than $300 per polling place in existence as of November 4, 2008.

$144,000.00 was awarded in grants in 2010.

$156,002.28 was awarded in grants in 2012.