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2014 Legislative Updates Webinar

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Timely Attention Required
Date: 
July 7, 2014
To: 
Wisconsin County Clerks
To: 
Wisconsin Municipal Clerks
To: 
City of Milwaukee Election Commission
To: 
Milwaukee County Election Commission
From: 
Allison Coakley, Elections Training Coordinator
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In 2012, in an effort to serve our election partners more effectively, the Government Accountability Board launched the Elections Administration Training webinar series in lieu of WisLine program teleconferences.  Based on the continued positive response we have received from county and municipal clerks and their election inspectors, the G.A.B. is kicking off its third year of election administration education and training using webinar programming with: 

Webinar for Clerks, Chief Inspectors and Poll Workers
2014 Legislative Updates

Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Web link:  https://www1.gotowebinar.com/register/468580984

The 2014 Legislative Updates webinar will provide clerks, chief inspectors and election inspectors with information on recent legislative changes in election administration procedures.

  • Status of Voter Photo ID
  • GAB-131: Voter Registration Application
  • Proof of Residence
  • Ineligible Voter Procedures
  • Election Officials:  Residency, Duties and Party Affiliation
  • Remaking Ballots
  • Election Observers
  • Counting Votes for Write-in Candidates
  • Absentee Voting Hours
  • Absentee Voting in Residential Care Facilities

Reference materials for the webinar have been posted on our website as an attachment.  The webcast will be posted by the Thursday following the session on the G.A.B. website for clerks to use for their own education and training their election inspectors:  http://gab.wi.gov/clerks/education-training/webinars.   The training counts toward clerk and chief inspector recertification whether you participate in the live webinar or review the recording at a later date.   

Live Webinar Requirements

You must be able to view videos on your computer, using a media application such as Windows Media Player. You will be connected to audio using your computer’s speakers.  If you are unable to access the audio over your computer speakers, you may select “Use Telephone” after joining the webinar.  Using the telephone for audio is a toll charge.  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 participants.  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 will be posted 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 contact me:  allison.coakley@wi.gov or (608) 261-2033.   Thank you.