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Webinar: Election Day Duties from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. - materials posted!

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Priority: 
High Priority
Date: 
September 17, 2012
To: 
Wisconsin County Clerks
To: 
Wisconsin Municipal Clerks
To: 
City of Milwaukee Election Commission
To: 
Milwaukee County Election Commission
From: 
Nathaniel E. Robinson, Elections Division Administrator
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Clerks Memo (September 19 2012 Webinar information) final.pdf50.3 KB
Election Day Duties 7 am - 8 pm.pdf3.2 MB
Election Day Duties_Forms.pdf3.83 MB

Materials posted include the working materials for the webinar and a packet of forms we will be referring to.  It is at the clerk's discretion which materials  he or she would like to download. 

In late August, the G.A.B. launched our “Back to Basics” approach to election administration education and training with the “Preparing for the August Partisan Primary.  The third webinar in our training series is:  

Webinar for Clerks, Chief Inspectors and Election Inspectors

Election Day Duties from 7 a.m.to 8 p.m.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Web link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/974751209

The Election Day Duties from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Webinar will cover specific topics related to the duties and responsibilities of election workers on Election Day that merit additional clarification, based on requests from clerks and the experiences of and lessons learned from this year’s elections: 

  • Opening the Polls
  • Election Day Registration
  • Proof of Residence
  • Counting Ballots
  • Reconciling Poll Lists
  • Completing Forms
  • And More!

Reference materials for the webinar will be posted in this location by Tuesday afternoon for clerks to
print off.  This webinar will be posted by the Friday following the session on the G.A.B. website for clerks to use for their own education and training their election inspectors and counts toward recertification: http://gab.wi.gov/clerks/education-training/webinars.   The training counts whether you and/or your election inspectors participate in the live webinar or review the recording at a later date.  Clerks need to report their training to us for clerk recertification hours, but track the training their election inspectors receive themselves.

Live Webinar Requirements

Participants must be able to view videos on their computer, using a media application such as Windows Media Player. You will need to use your telephone to access the audio portion of the webinar, rather than using the computer's audio functionality. This is a toll call.  If you have questions about the technical aspects of the webinar, please contact the Help Desk at gabhelpdesk@wi.gov or (608) 261-2028.

The webinar has a maximum of 500 lines available.  In response to input from clerks, phones will be muted to reduce ambient noise.  Questions may be typed in and will be answered by G.A.B. staff for the benefit of the participants as time allows.  A list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) generated from the webinar and posted to our website after the webcast.

We look forward to you joining us for the webinar on Wednesday.  If you have ideas or suggestions for future webinar topics, please send them to Allison Coakley:  allison.coakley@wi.gov.   Thank you.

cc:    Kevin J. Kennedy
    Director and General Counsel
    Government Accountability Board

    Ross Hein
    Elections Supervisor
    Government Accountability Board