Election Division Election Training

Next Election: November 03, 2020 - General and Special Elections
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked): October 23, 2020
Early Voting: October 13, 2020 - October 30, 2020

Election Training Election Training Classes

All Early Voting and Election Day workers are required to attend training. Comprised of two sections — Election Procedures and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) — classes include instructions on election equipment and procedures, as well as updates to federal and state election code.

Harris County provides comprehensive, role-specific training to all election workers. Classes are offered as webinars with live instructors through ZOOM.US.

Election Day Judges
For those serving as an Election Day judge who have attended training during 2020.

Election Day NEW Judges
For Election Day judges who have NOT attended training during 2020.

Election Day Clerks
For all who are serving as an Election Day clerk

DTV Judges and Clerks
For judges and clerks working at any of the Drive-Thru Voting locations—Early Voting and/or Election Day.

Electronics Support Specialists
For high school students serving as techs during Early Voting and/or Election Day.

Full List of Election Training Classes

Election Training Training Through ZOOM

To help ensure the health and safety of Harris County election workers, all Early Voting and Election Day classes are delivered through the website ZOOM.US as webinars. Taught by live instructors with real time question/answer sessions, classes offer a thorough coverage of procedures as well as an interactive experience to enhance learning, all from the safety of your home.


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More than 40 classes are available for Election Day judges and clerks. Choose the appropriate category:

Election Day Judges
Election Day NEW Judges
Election Day Clerks
DTV Judges/Clerks
Electronics Support Specialists – coming soon!

Election Training Handouts/Manuals

Election workers are provided with handouts of the training slides as well as manuals for every class.

Elections Reference Manual
ADA Manual (Americans with Disabilities Act)

Because these documents are large, you can download them here. They will not be emailed.

Election Training Supplemental Training

In addition to the required training for election workers, Harris County has also developed a variety of supplemental training videos that you can view at any time:

Election Division Contact Us

Information is vital to accessing the voting process. For this reason, I encourage you to contact us if you have a question, need assistance or have a suggestion.