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Audit of the Help America Vote Act Grants Awarded to the State of Washington

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
G22WA0015-22-04
Report Type
Audit
Subject
Grant
Special Project
Pandemic
Description

EAC OIG, through the independent public accounting firm of McBride, Lock & Associates, LLC, audited funds received by the State of Washington under the Help America Vote Act, including state matching funds and program income, totaling $30.3 million. This included Election Security and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act grants.

Location(s)
WA, United States
Questioned Costs
$190,363
Funds for Better Use
$0

Status of Recommendations

Closed

We recommend that the EAC require the Office to transfer $158,635 into the election fund for the unallowable expenditures noted.

Closed

We recommend that the EAC require the Office to implement procedures and training to ensure that supplanting of state and local funds with federal funds does not occur.

Closed

We recommend that the EAC work with the Office to determine the proper amounts of program income to be reported on the Election Security grant FFR’s through September 30, 2020 and revise this FFR and any subsequent FFR’s as necessary.

Closed

We recommend that the EAC work with the Office to implement procedures and training in the FFR reporting process to ensure that all program income earned is fully disclosed in the financial reports.

Closed

We recommend that the EAC require the Office implement policies to ensure federal awards reported on the federal disclosure form to the OFM are accurate and are properly identified by CFDA title and number (now known as Assistance Listings) in compliance...