TMC Election Law Seminar

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Anyone is welcome to attend this seminar! TMCCP enrollees attending can receive Course 4 seminar credit; recertification enrollees can also receive seminar attendance credit.

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A detailed schedule of events will be posted in mid-November.

There will be three optional PRE-SEMINAR SESSION choices on January 25:

Optional “Round Table for Attendees Holding Their First Election”
9:30-11:30 a.m.; free with paid Election Law Seminar registration

Optional “Step By Step Session for Cities Who Hold Their Own Elections”
12:00-4:30 p.m.; $145 registration fee (includes box lunch and the “Step By Step” handout)

Optional “Round Table for Attendees Contracting for the First Time”
2:00-4:00 p.m.; free with paid Election Law Seminar registration


The Election Law Seminar is comprised of several breakout session choices.

A full schedule of events will be available in mid-November.

Please plan your preferred schedule of attendance in advance, with a back-up plan in case your preferred session is filled on the day of the event. To best accommodate our attendees, please note that there will be no seat-saving in the sessions, and sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Many sessions are offered more than once.

The Election Law Seminar begins the evening of Wednesday, January 25 (NOTE OUR 6:30 p.m. START TIME):

“Legislative Update on Elections”
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Session choices available January 26-27:

“Campaign Funding, Reports, Forms, & Regulations”

“Candidate Packets”

“Charter Amendment Elections, Poll Watchers & Inspectors”

“Cultivating Confidence & Presence in the Workplace” (Designed for Clerks With at Least 5-7 Years of Experience)

“Early Voting for Early Voting Clerks”

“ISD Elections: What You Need to Know”

“Joint Elections”

“Local Option Petitions & Elections”

“Mail Ballots & FPCA Ballots”

“Ordering an Election, Posting & Publishing Notices, Canceling Elections”

“Orientation For New City Secretaries & Others Interested In The Certification Program”

“Provisional Voting”

“Recall Elections for Home Rule Cities, Referendum & Initiative”

“Runoffs, Vacancies, & Recounts”

“What Happens Before And After An Election?”

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