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El Paso County Elections Department | Lisa Wise, Elections Administrator

Election Day Poll Worker Training

Welcome to the El Paso County Elections Department online Election Day Poll Worker Training. This four section training covers polling place procedures that are to be carried out prior to the election, during the election and after the election. You can access your online training at anytime from your computer or smartphone.

Section 1: Election Day Poll Worker Training - November 2017 Constitutional Amendments and Uniform Election (PDF)

Section 2: Election Day Touchscreen Opening Instructions (Video)


Section 3: Election Day Touchscreen Closing Instructions (Video)


Section 4: Other Resources:
Qualifying Voters on Election Day-Handbook for Election Judges and Clerks (PDF)

Poll Watcher’s Guide Issued by the Secretary of State Election Division (PDF)

Attorney General of Texas, Constitutional Oath, Opinion No. KP-0140 (PDF)

Texas Secretary of State: Providing Identification for Voting In Texas


Training Receipt:
Completion of all four sections of this training is a requirement for all Election Day Judges before each election; there is no charge for this online course. At the end of this training please complete the Election Day Poll Worker Training Receipt to receive full credit of completion.


Optional Texas Secretary of State Training:
This Texas Secretary of State web-based curriculum mirrors the Handbook for Election Judges and Clerks and will train Poll Workers about polling place procedures. In addition to the information found in the handbook, there are test questions, real life case studies/exercises to resolve and other interactive features such as voting equipment simulations specific to El Paso County. The online training is available free of charge, 24/7, for all Poll Workers in Texas.

The State of Texas Online Poll Worker Training Program

Should you have any questions please call our office at (915) 546-2154.

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