Election Officer Training Schedule


Upcoming Election Officer Training Information

Training Schedule

2014 Training Schedule

New Voting Equipment Training (EQUIP) is mandatory for all RETURNING Election Officers  

October 2014 - All upcoming classes are at the Fairfax County Government Center

  • Thursday, October 9th at 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 16th at 12:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 22nd at 12:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

 

 New Election Officer Training (NEW) required for New Election Officers who have not attended training and includes new voting equipment (EQUIP) training (Classes at the Fairfax County Government Center will be posted at a later date)

October 2014

  • Friday, October 10th at 9:00 a.m. FULL and 1:00 p.m. FULL 
  • Wednesday, October 15th at 9:00 a.m. FULL and 1:00 p.m. FULL
  • Friday, October 17th at 9:00 a.m. FULL and 1:00 p.m. FULL
  • Monday, October 20th at 2:00 p.m. FULL and 6:00 p.m. FULL
  • Tuesday, October 21st at 2:00 p.m. FULL and 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 23rd at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, October 24th at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 25th at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Electronic PollBook Workshop (EPB). Optional for Election Officers who have attended either EQUIP or NEW training this fall and prefer additional training on Electronic Pollbooks

  • Not Available at This Time

 Chief and Assistant Chief Training (CHIEF) Required for Election Officers who are serving as Chief or Assistant Chief for the first time and have already received their assignment from the Office of Elections

  • Thursday, October 9th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 21st at 9:00 a.m.

Pre-Election Training (PRE) Mandatory. Required for all Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs. At training, Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs are sworn in and pick-up their Election Day supplies

Training Materials

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Training Class Acronyms/Class Length

  • EQUIP - Required for all Election Officers who previously trained in 2012, 2013 and 2014. 1 hour and 30 min.
  • NEW - Required for all New Election Officers who have not previously attended training, approx. 3 hours
  • EPB - Optional for Election Officers who have attended either EQUIP or NEW training this fall and prefer additional training on Electronic Pollbooks, approx. 2 hours
  • CHIEF - Optional for Election Officers who are serving as Chief and Assistant Chief for the first time; have already received their assignment and have attended EQUIP training this fall,  approx. 2 hours
  • PRE - Required, Chief and Assistant Chief overview and supply pick-up, approx. 2 hours

How to Register (Registration is Required) :

Email  ElectionOfficers@fairfaxcounty.gov or call (703) 324-4735 (email is preferred)

  1. Provide your name and phone number
  2. Indicate your 1st class choice (you will only be contacted if your 1st choice is not available)

*If you have not yet applied to be an Election Officer, also include your home address and that you are “new”*

Training Locations

Additional Class Information

Note: Training is mandatory for all new (NEW) Election Officers. New voting equipment training classes (EQUIP) are mandatory for all Election Officers. All other training classes are optional except PRE, mandatory Chief briefing.

For Returning Election Officers
Training Class: EQUIP 
Who Should Attend? Returning Election Officers who previously trained in 2012, 2013 and 2014
Class Duration:
1 hour and 30 minutes

For New Election Officers
Training Class: NEW
Who Should Attend?
New Election Oficers who have not previously attended training
Class Duration: 3 hours

For Chief and Assistant Chief Officers
Training Class: CHIEF
Who Should Attend? Election Officers who are serving as Chief of Assistant Chief for the first time; have already received their assignment and have attended EQUIP training this fall
Class Duration:
2 hours

Training Class:
PRE
Who Should Attend? 
All assigned Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs and Stand-by Chiefs
Class Duration:
2 hours

Additional Workshops
Training Class: EPB
Who Should Attend?
Election Officers who have attended either EQUIP or NEW training this fall and prefer additional training on Electronic Pollbooks
Class Duration: Approx. 2 hours

Training Class: SOR
Who Should Attend?
Chief and Assistant Chief Officers who have attended EQUIP training this fall and prefer additional training on completing the Statement of Results
Class Duration: 
2 hours

 

Optional Online Election Officer Training Information

Online training was developed by the Virginia Department of Elections to supplement the county's in-person training and to offer a convenient way for Election Officers to review processes prior to Election Day.

Note that online training does not meet the county's in-person training requirement.

Some material may differ from what is presented at in-person training. In this case, on Election day please follow the instructions you receive from the Fairfax County Office of Elections.

 

 

 

 


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