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    County Elections Academy

    • April 04, 2024 - April 05, 2024
    • 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Virtual Event

    • Contact Deanna Auert or Megan West at (800) 456-5974.
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    County Elections Academy

    Join us for an engaging session that serves as both a warm welcome and a comprehensive Election 101 kickoff, providing essential insights and guidance for all participants as we embark on this important journey together.

    Speakers: Trudy Hancock, Brazos County Elections Administrator
    Delve into the intricacies of notices and orders in electoral processes in this informative session, where we explore the critical role they play in ensuring transparency, compliance, and integrity throughout the electoral cycle.

    Speakers: Lisa Hayes, Guadalupe County Elections Administrator
    Hon. Laura Rogers, Sherman County and District Clerk
    Dive into the intricacies of election programming, ballot proofing, and Logic & Accuracy testing in this comprehensive session. Learn essential techniques and best practices to ensure smooth and accurate election processes from start to finish.

    This session delves into the distinct functions and responsibilities of election boards and elections commissions, shedding light on their unique roles within the electoral process.

    Explore the critical intersection of election administration and human resources management in this session. Learn best practices for managing election personnel and compliance with legal and procedural requirements.

    Speakers: Heather Hawthorne, Chambers County Clerk
    Delve into the essential components of effective poll worker training, strategies for poll watching, and efficient polling place management. Gain insights into ensuring election integrity, voter accessibility, and smooth operations on Election Day.

    Speaker: Christina Adkins, Director of Elections, Secretary of State Office

    Explore comprehensive canvasing techniques tailored for both May and November elections, emphasizing efficient procedures for handling partial and manual counts. Learn best practices to ensure accuracy, transparency, and compliance throughout the canvasing process.

    Delve into essential strategies for preparing for election audits, including meticulous record retention practices. Learn how to maintain comprehensive documentation, adhere to legal requirements, and navigate the audit process with confidence and precision.

    Speakers: Chris Davis, Travis County Voter Registration Division Director
    Shannon Lackey, Randall County Elections Administrator
    Explore the intricacies of voter registration, from the foundational principles to the practical applications. Gain insights into effective registration strategies, compliance with legal requirements, and leveraging technology for efficient voter registration processes.

    Delve into the critical milestones and timelines leading up to the November election. From candidate filings to ballot preparation and voter education initiatives, this session will provide comprehensive guidance on managing key milestones effectively for a smooth and successful election process.