Municipal clerks and election commissioners are required to be certified by the Secretary of State before conducting any regularly scheduled election. Municipal elections officials can only be certified within six months prior to the date of the general election. Municipal party executive committee members are required to be certified by the Secretary of State within 12 months prior to the date of the primary election. Please register for the training session that falls within the appropriate time period for your election. All training sessions will be conducted using Microsoft Teams.
Municipal elections officials are not required to be certified to conduct a special election. However, if you anticipate your municipality will need to conduct a special election, you are more than welcome to register for one of the below training sessions.
Please be advised only the officials expressly mentioned above will be allowed to attend. Candidates, press, or any other official will not be allowed to attend.
This page has been updated as of 12/1/2021. Please contact the us firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Dates and Locations:
February 15, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Registration must be received by Feb. 8)
May 17, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Registration must be received by May 10)
August 16, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Registration must be received by Aug. 9)
Training Presentations (Condensed -- three pages per page):
- 2021 Municipal Elections Overview
- 2021 Election Day Activities – Poll Manager Duties
- 2021 Municipal Elections Resolution Board Duties
- 2020 Municipal Elections Closing Procedures
- Attorney General’s Office Municipal Training
- 2021 Municipal Handout – Attorney General’s Office
Training Presentations (Full Page Slides):