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Election official training for the APRIL 1 Spring ELECTION

April Training Schedule


***BONUS Added Training Session***

Beginner Training

Saturday, March 29

10:30 am

Room 201

City-County Bldg


no reservation needed

Election Officials may attend one hands-on tabulator training AND one regular training session.

Hands On Tabulator Training is limited to ten people per session and must be reserved - follow this link to sign up online: LINK


Regular training session Power Points are linked below - we will supply copies at training.

April 2014 OPENING the POLLS training: LINK

April 2014 CLOSING the POLLS training: LINK


April 2014 ABSENTEE BALLOT training: LINK

April 2014 EQUITY & ENGAGEMENT training: LINK

Election Official Training

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.

In person:

Tabulator Training

Video Training:

Training Certification Form (PDF)

NOTE: Current Court injunction stops current Voter ID requirements. These training video do have Voter ID requirements in them.


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)


**These are for information only and DO NOT count towards the Election Official training requirement.  Videos with certificates that do count are above in the "Election Official Training" section.**

Streaming Videos, Go to City of Madison Plugins

AutoMark Voter Assist Terminal Training/Step by Step Guide (PDF)

City of Madison Voter Assistance Training

Election Day Paperwork - April 2010 (PDF)

Election Official Training For New Poll Workers (PDF) / Video

Election Official Training For Experienced Poll Workers (PDF)

Election Official Training - September 2010 (PDF)

Prepared for the Canvass (PDF)

Sealing the Red Security Bag (VIDEO)

Opening and Closing the Polls (PDF) / Review (PDF)

Tabulator Training

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