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1. Introduction To The Course
 
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2. Elections Process Overview
3. Types of Elections
4. Precint Election Officials' Responsibilities and Conduct
5. Arranging the Polling Location
6. Preparing for Voters
7. Processing Voters
8. Determining Type of Ballot to be Provided to Voter
9. Voter Identification Requirements
10. Provisional Ballots
11. Challenging Voters
12. Managing Polling Location
13. Closing the Polls
14. Court Orders
15. Course Quiz

Letter from the Ohio Secretary of State

Dear Precinct Election Official,

As Secretary of State, my role is to provide leadership that builds trust and confidence in Ohio's system of elections. Thank you for your willingness to help me achieve that goal by serving as a precinct election offiical.

This course is intended to provide the training and knowledge you need to be well prepared in assisting your neighbors as they exercise their right to vote on Election Day.

Here you will find:

  • The duties and responsibilities of being a precinct election official;

  • How to run an election in your precinct; and

  • How to assist voters in various situations on Election Day.

Because you are on the front lines, I welcome and encourage your feedback regarding the information provided and how we can improve these training materials in the future.

Once again, and on behalf of all 88 county boards of elections, thank you for volunteering to give your time, talent and energy to ensuring a smooth elections process for all Ohio voters. I look forward to working with you.

Sincerely,

Jon Husted

Ohio Secretary of State

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