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April 5, 2016 Spring Election and Presidential Primary

Walk-in training sessions for Election Officials


Processing Absentee Ballots

Respecting Cultural Differences at the Polls

Election Official Training for New Poll Workers

Equity & Engagement at the Polls

Working at the Poll Book Table

Election Day Voter Registration

What Goes Where & Who Signs What as the

   Polls Close



Online Training is not an acceptable substitute for in-person training for the April 5 Election

The Madison City Clerk's Office now offers video training for Election officials.  For this to count as training in place of attending in-person training, you must complete about an hour worth of training. 

Print out the certification, study the video, complete the form and submit with your payroll sheet on election day.

Training Certification Form (PDF)


VIDEO TOPICS and links

These videos have not been updates to reflect Voter ID and other important changes to State Law. Do not use them as training materials for April 5, 2016

Remaking Ballots

Processing Absentee Ballots

Working at the Poll Book Table

Working with Observers at your Polling Place

Election Official Ethical Considerations

Balanced and Secure Elections

New Chief Inspectors: Beyond the Baseline

Election Official Manuals

City of Madison Election Official guide

State of Wisconsin Election Day Manual

Completing Election Day Forms (PDF) 

Wisconsin State Statutes: Elections

Chapter 5 (PDF)

Chapter 6 (PDF)

Chapter 7 (PDF)

Chapter 8 (PDF)

Chapter 9 (PDF)

Chapter 10 (PDF)

Chapter 11 (PDF)

Chapter 12 (PDF)


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