Presidential Election Certificate

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Government Affairs will be offering a Digital Badge/Certificate for completing the approved courses at the Presidential Election Academy. A digital badge/certificate is a micro-credential that validates an accomplishment, skill set or competency a learner has earned. Digital Badges/Certificates can be placed on a resume or digital platform, such as LinkedIn, to show employers you have the critical skill set and job-ready competencies that allow you to be a confident and engaging employee.
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2020 Presidential Election Certificate
Presidential Election Certificate
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2020 Presidential Election


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The Presidential Election Academy is a unique training that covers the cycle of an election beginning with the January Pre-election preparations; day of the election best practices, and Election Day wrap up.  Clerks learn the State and Federal election statutes and how to apply these laws through practical, hands-on courses and exercises.

Individuals who complete this series of courses have achieved a critical skill set competency and expertise that will allow them to be effective, confident administrators of critical Presidential Election duties.

Individuals who completed Presidential Election Academy have obtained a competency level in:
  1. Handicap accessibility requirements
  2. ID requirements for voting
  3. Procedures for opening and closing the polls
  4. Guidelines for exit polling and observers
  5. Developing emergency contingent plans
  6. Absentee voting procedures

Individuals were assessed by taking a multiple choice, true/false, 68 point test which covered the critical statutes of Federal and Wisconsin State laws for Election administration.

An overall score of 85% or higher was required to obtain the Presidential Election Certificate.