Presentation on theme: "2013 Election Training. What you need to bring: Food (a lunch & snacks) Beverages A sweater or light jacket Cell phone & charger Your favorite ball point."— Presentation transcript:
2013 Election Training
What you need to bring: Food (a lunch & snacks) Beverages A sweater or light jacket Cell phone & charger Your favorite ball point pen Anything else you need daily A sense of humor
FIRST Thing to Do: Set up the Machines Print Zero Tapes
Get your laptop plugged in and ONLINE Send us a message NEXT:
Take the Oath
Post All Documents Before 7:00 a.m.
Post notice 100 feet from outer Poll door
Post on outer door Record voter totals every 2 hours
Place your VOTE HERE sign outside in the voters view
Other notices are possible – check in your forms file to be sure every form necessary is posted in the Poll
This rule does not apply to judges or clerks who are calling to qualify a voter.
Voter Information: Rights, Restrictions, and ID Requirements (English & Spanish)
Let the Voting Begin!
What is a Suspense Voter? Suspense voters are indicated in red on the laptop screen This means their new Voter Registration card was returned by the Post Office for some reason ALL Suspense Voters must certify their address by completing the Statement of Residence card BEFORE voting
Voter completes this card BEFORE voting if current address does not match address listed on laptop
Use Purple form if a voter walks out of Poll before pressing the red VOTE button
To cancel a Ballot By Mail, the voter must complete Part A and surrender mail ballot
I.D. Voters Registered by mail Registered online Must show a form of I.D. in addition to voter registration card 1 st time only
Acceptable Forms of I.D. 1. Texas Drivers license 2. Texas ID Card 3. Texas Election ID Certificate 4. US Citizenship containing a photo 5. US Passport 6. US Military ID card containing photo 7. Texas Concealed Handgun License
PROVISIONAL VOTERS The provisional ballot is a safeguard to ensure that an individual who asserts that he or she is registered and eligible to vote will not be prevented from casting a ballot on election day.
This information must be posted near a special area designated for completing a provisional ballot.
Front of Envelope Containing Provisional Ballot This must be filled out by voter. (Except what is in Red oval – Judge completes these items on front.)
Back of Envelope for Provisional Ballot (Judge completes what is in Red oval.)
Provisional voters receive this notice about how Provisional Votes are handled. This information should be available in each Provisional Ballot packet.
Once ballot is sealed up, judge secures green envelope in Orange Ballot Box bag.
Complete this form, listing all Provisional Voters Return with Orange Ballot Bag
Closing the Poll – 7 p.m. If all voters have voted, close door Print closing tape for all machines Pull flash cards, place with Master PEB Fold and store voting machines for pickup Collect all forms and place in proper envelopes or in Election Kit Make sure you have logged off the laptop and packed the case up for transport back to the Annex Return to the Elections Office and check in your supplies inside the building on the Early Voting side.
This is what we feel like at the beginning of Election day…
But by the end of Election day you may feel like this …
Elections = WORK!
Without YOU there would be no election. THANK YOU!