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2018 Election Workshop webinars

The Election Workshop webinar schedule for 2018 is set.

 

The Secretary of State’s office, Associated School Boards of South Dakota and the South Dakota Municipal League will co-sponsor four FREE workshop webinars in 2018.

 

The FREE Election Workshop webinars will span four different days in January and March; each covering a different topics. There will be two separate webinar times – 9:30 a.m. (CDT) or 2:30 p.m. (CDT) – to choose from with 100 maximum attendees for each time.

 

Webinar dates and topics include:

 

Webinar on Thursday, January 4th for an estimated 70+ minutes:

  • Candidate Eligibility Requirements;
  • Petitions – Forms, Deadlines, Signature Requirements (change for cities) and Counting Signatures (walk through the petition checklist).  New petition challenge law;
  • What if no one files?
  • Financial Interest Statements (have to be filed every year now for applicable cities and schools);
  • Vacancies – What Creates a Vacancy and How to Fill It;
  • Campaign Finance (for applicable cities and schools) – Who is Required to File, Restrictions, Disclaimers and Forms.

Webinar 3 on Tuesday, March 6th for an estimated 35+ minutes:

  • Ballot Preparation;
  • Who Can Vote – Voter Registration and Residency;
  • Absentee Voting – Application, Voting In-Person or by Mail, UOCAVA Voters (walk through our handout).

Webinar 4 on Wednesday, March 7th for an estimated 1:30+ hours:

  • Election Worker Training – you can use this to train your election workers
    • Walk through the Precinct Manual as a guide on “What to do on Election Day.”

Webinar 5 on Tuesday, March 13th for an estimated 25+ minutes:

  • What to ask your county auditor for (VR list, schools make sure to ask for all the counties your district covers);
  • What should you, as the person in charge of the election, do on Election Day?
  • Counting, Canvassing and Recounting – Provisional Ballots, Duties of Canvassers and Recount Process.

To register for the free webinars, download the registration form here and return it to Lisa@sdmunicipalleague.org. Those who register to attend a webinar will be emailed the login and call-in information one week prior to each workshop.

 

Questions about the webinar workshops can be directed to SDML by phone at 605-224-8654 or email to Lisa@sdmunicipalleague.org.

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