4 Election Setup Enter all contests for the upcoming municipal elections Copy all winning candidates from Primary/Second Primary Elections into the General ElectionAt the close of the filing period, double-check to make sure all candidates have been entered into Election Setup
5 Election Setup (cont.)Make sure all contests have been ordered correctlyMake sure all candidates have been ordered correctlyVerify Contest/Candidate ordering is correct, print the contest/candidate reports to verify
7 Ballot Styles Make sure you have completed all geocode changes Assign ballot styles in SEIMS Ballot Style ModuleVerify Ballot Styles and VBTs are formatted correctlyEnable ballot styles in SEIMS Ballot Style Module
9 Election Notices Prepare Notice of Election advertisement Prepare Absentee Board Meeting Dates advertisement (this is for change of time or additional meetings)Prepare Schedule of Absentee Meetings notice
11 SOSA/OVRD Preparation First and Foremost, download the SOSA/OVRD Administrator Manual at the link below:Prepare laptops for SOSA/OVRD in preparation for the new election (removing all SQL Server files from Add/Remove Programs and previous version of SOSA/OVRD, if necessary)Prepare OVRD Plan (Backup laptop, etc.)
12 FAQ’sRemember to add your Site information under Site Manager…so that it will populate the web page times.Remember to validate all your machines in CONNECTED mode.
13 SOSA InstallationRun New Election Setup Wizard to Prepare office computers and laptops for SOSAInstall SOSA on desktop machines using the connectedonly.bat fileCopy 1,2,3 files to a CLEAN flash drive (Minimum of 2GB) and install on all applicable One-Stop voting laptops.
15 Pre-Election Tasks General Tasks Absentee Voting Tasks Poll Worker TasksPolling Place Tasks
16 Any Questions?Have a safe trip back to your CBEs! This presentation is available on the SBE ERC site:Please bookmark the following SEIMS helpfile homepage:If you have any questions you can always contact the SEIMS helpdesk at anytime:Enter a Clarity incident