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Training and Education and Resources

Poll Worker Training

Volunteer Deputy Registrars

Poll Watchers

Election Inspectors

Voter Education Outreach

Election Official Training Materials

Current Webinars

Topic Date/Time Presentation Materials
Webinars for May 2021 Uniform Election Date
Campaign Finance Issues for Local Filing Authorities (Webex) 12/15/2020  
Working with your County Election Official (Webex) 1/5/2021  
Preparing Your Order and Notice (Webex) 1/19/2021  
Reviewing Petitions (Webex) 1/26/2021  
Accepting/Rejecting Candidate Applications (Webex) 2/2/2021  
Ballots:  Preparing, Proofing, and Ballot Corrections (TBD) 2/9/2021  
Cancellation of and Election (TBD) 2/16/2021  
Election Workers (TBD) 3/9/2021  
Early Voting Ballot Board (Overview and Procedures) (TBD) 3/23/2021  
Canvassing and Other Post-Election Requirements (TBD) 4/6/2021  
Webinars for County Election Officials
Precincts and Polling Places and Redistricting 2/23/2021  

For information on additional webinars please contact elections@sos.texas.gov.

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Historical Webinars

Election Law Seminars

Seminar Presentation Files

38th Annual Election Law Seminar for County Election Officials

30th Annual Election Law Seminar - Cities, Schools and Other Political Subdivisions

36th Annual Election Law Seminar - County Election Officials

Historical Seminar Presentations