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Current Webinars

Topic Date/Time Presentation Materials
Webinars for 2024 May Uniform Election
Checklist for May 2024 Elections  (Video) 01/11/2024 2:00 PM Checklist for May 2024 Elections  (PDF)
Accepting/Rejecting Candidate Applications for Local Election Officials (Video) 01/18/2024 2:00 PM Accepting/Rejecting Candidate Applications for Local Election Officials (PDF)
Preparing Your Order and Notice (Video) 02/01/2024 2:00 PM Preparing Your Order and Notice (PDF)
Reviewing Applications for Ballot by Mail (ABBMs) (Video) 02/08/2024 2:00 PM Reviewing Applications for Ballot by Mail (ABBMs) (PDF)
Issues for Conducting Multiple May Elections (Video) 02/15/2024 2:00 PM Issues for Conducting Multiple May Elections (PDF)
Ballots: Preparing, Proofing, and Printing (Video) 02/22/2024 2:00 PM Ballots: Preparing, Proofing, and Printing (PDF)

Topic Date/Time Presentation Materials
Webinars for 2024 Primary Election Dates
Precinct Chair Candidate Filing Process (Video) 09/06/23 2:00 PM Precinct Chair Candidate Filing Process (PDF)
Duties of a County Chair (Video) 11/09/23 6:00 PM Duties of a County Chair (PDF)
Candidate Filings for County Chairs (Video) 11/13/23 6:00 PM Candidate Filings for County Chairs (PDF)
Candidate Filing for County Election Officials and County Judges (Video) 11/14/2023 2:00 PM Candidate Filing for County Election Officials and County Judges (PDF)
Candidate Filing for Convention Candidates (Video) 11/14/2023 6:00 PM Candidate Filing for Convention Candidates (PDF)
Reviewing Judicial Candidate Applications (Video) 11/16/2023 6:00 PM Reviewing Judicial Candidate Applications (PDF)
Contracting and Joint Elections (Video) 11/20/23 6:00 PM Contracting and Joint Elections (PDF)
Appointment of Election Workers for the Primary (Video) 11/27/23 6:00 PM Appointment of Election Workers for the Primary (PDF)
Primary Funding Estimates for County Officials (Video) 11/28/23 2:00 PM Primary Funding Estimates for County Officials (PDF)
Primary Funding Estimates for Party Chairs (Video) 11/28/23 6:00 PM Primary Funding Estimates for Party Chairs (PDF)
Legislative Update for Local Election Officials (Video) 12/12/23 2:00 PM Legislative Update for Local Election Officials (PDF)
Election Security Toolkit - Continuity of Operations Plan (Video) 12/13/23 2:00 PM Election Security Toolkit - Continuity of Operations Plan (PDF)
Election Security Toolkit - Incident Response Plan (Video) 12/14/23 2:00 PM Election Security Toolkit - Incident Response Plan (PDF)
Voting by Mail Requirements (Video) 12/19/23 2:00 PM Voting by Mail Requirements (PDF)
The Path to the 2024 Texas Primary Elections (Video) 1/3/2024 2:00 PM The Path to the 2024 Texas Primary Elections (PDF)
Reviewing ABBMs and FPCAs (Video) 1/9/24 2PM Reviewing ABBMs and FPCAs (PDF)
Weekly Updates from the SOS  (Video) 1/17/24 2:00 PM Weekly Updates from the SOS (PDF)
Voter Registration (Video) 1/18/24 9:00 AM Voter Registration (PDF)
PIRS-How to Prepare for Election Related Public Information Requests (Video) 1/23/24 2:00 PM PIRS-How to Prepare for Election Related Public Information Requests (PDF)
Weekly Updates from the SOS (Video) 1/24/24 2:00 PM Weekly Updates from the SOS (PDF)
Conducting County Appraisal District Elections (SB2) (Video) 1/25/24 2:00 PM Conducting County Appraisal District Elections (SB2) (PDF)
Early Voting: Things to Remember (Video) 1/30/24 2:00 PM Early Voting: Things to Remember (PDF)
Weekly Updates from the SOS (Video) 1/31/24 2:00 PM Weekly Updates from the SOS (PDF)
Corrective Action Process (Video) 2/6/24 2:00 PM Corrective Action Process (PDF)
Weekly Updates from the SOS (Video) 2/7/24 2:00 PM Weekly Updates from the SOS (PDF)
Voter Identification and Resources (Video) 2/8/24 2:00 PM Voter Identification and Resources (PDF)
Cancellation of Mail Ballots: Forms & Uses (Video) 2/13/24 2:00 PM Cancellation of Mail Ballots: Forms & Uses (PDF)
Weekly Updates from the SOS(Video) 2/14/24 2:00 PM Weekly Updates from the SOS (PDF)
“No Pressure” Refresher (Video) 2/16/24 9:00 AM “No Pressure” Refresher

Limited Ballots (PDF)
Provisional Ballots (PDF)

Security and Chain of Custody (PDF)
Primary Election - What You Need to Know (PDF)
Reporting Requirements for Early Voting/Ballot by Mail (PDF)
Central Counting Station (Video) 2/20/24 2:00 PM Central Counting Station (PDF)
Weekly Updates from the SOS (Video) 2/21/24 2:00 PM Weekly Updates from the SOS (PDF)
Steps to Reconciling Your Election (Video) 2/27/24 2:00 PM Steps to Reconciling Your Election (PDF)

Topic Date/Time Presentation Materials
Webinars for November 2023 Uniform Election Date
Election Workers and Officials (Video) 06/27/2023 2:00 PM Election Workers and Officials (PDF)
Legislative Update (Video) 08/08/23 2:00 PM Legislative Update (PDF)
Reviewing Candidate Applications for Local Election Officials (Video) 08/09/23 2:00 PM Reviewing Candidate Applications for Local Election Officials (PDF)
Accepting and Rejecting Candidate Applications (Video) 08/10/23 2:00 PM Accepting and Rejecting Candidate Applications (PDF)
Ballot by Mail Updates (Video) 08/10/23 2:00 PM Ballot by Mail Updates (PDF)
Corrective Action Process (SB 1599) (Video) 08/17/23 2:00 PM Corrective Action Process (SB 1599) (PDF)
Early Voting in Person Requirements-HB 1217 (Video) 08/22/23 2:00 PM Early Voting in Person Requirements-HB 1217 (PDF)
Cancellation of An Election for Local Entities (Video) 08/23/23 2:00 PM Cancellation of An Election for Local Entities (PDF)
Logic & Accuracy Testing (Video) 08/24/23 2:00 PM Logic & Accuracy Testing (PDF)
Confidentiality for Voter Registration (Video) 8/29/2023 2:00 PM Confidentiality for Voter Registration (PDF)
Precincts & Polling Places (SB 924) (Video) 8/31/2023 2:00 PM Precincts & Polling Places (SB 924) (PDF)
2023 Forms Manual (Video) 09/05/23 2:00 PM  
County Role in Primary Elections (Video) 09/07/23 2:00 PM County Role in Primary Elections (PDF)
Duties of the Early Voting Clerks (Video) 09/14/23 2:00 PM Duties of the Early Voting Clerks (PDF)
Activities in the Vicinity of the Polling Place (Video) 10/10/23 2:00 PM Activities in the Vicinity of the Polling Place (PDF)
Election Reconciliation Forms (Video) 10/17/23 2:00 PM Election Reconciliation Forms (PDF)
Canvassing and Post Election Requirements (Video) 10/19/23 2:00 PM Canvassing and Post Election Requirements (PDF)
Partial Manual Count (Video) 11/02/23 2:00 PM Partial Manual Count (PDF)

Topic Date/Time Presentation Materials
Webinars for May 2023 Uniform Election Date
Reviewing Candidate Application
(video)
02/07/2023  2:00pm Reviewing Candidate Applications (PDF)
Accepting and Rejecting Candidate Applications (Video) 02/09/2023  2:00 pm Accepting and Rejecting Candidate Applications (PDF)
Contracting and Joint Elections Presentation (Video) 02/14/2023  2:00 pm Contracting and Joint Elections Presentation (PDF)
Elections Incident Response Plan (Video) 02/16/2023 2:00 pm Elections Incident Response Plan (PDF)
Reviewing ABBMs (Video) 02/21/2023 2:00 pm Reviewing ABBMs (PDF)
Elections Incident Response Plan Workshop 02/23/2023 2:00 pm Elections Incident Response Plan Workshop (PDF)
Precincts and Polling Places for Local Elections (Video) 02/28/2023 2:00 pm Precincts and Polling Places for Local Elections (PDF)
Precincts and Polling Places for County Elections (Video) 03/02/2023 2:00 pm Precincts and Polling Places for County Elections (PDF)
Cancellation of Elections (Video) 03/07/2023 2:00 pm Cancellation of Elections (PDF)
Continuity of Operations Plan Overview (Video) 03/08/2023 2:00 pm Continuity of Operations Plan Overview (PDF)
Election Workers (Video) 03/14/2023 2:00 pm Election Workers (PDF)
Project Management for Elections (Video) 03/21/2023 2:00 pm Project Management for Elections (PDF)
Election Official as IT Manager (Video) 03/23/2023 2:00 PM Election Official as IT Manager (PDF)
Corrective Action Procedures (Video) 04/13/2023 2:00 pm Corrective Action Procedures (PDF)
Early Voting Ballot Board (Video) 04/18/2023 2:00 pm Early Voting Ballot Board (PDF)
Central Counting Station Procedures (Video) 04/25/2023 2:00pm Central Counting Station Procedures (PDF)
Canvassing and Post-Election Procedures (Video) 05/09/2023 2:00 pm Canvassing and Post-Election Procedures (PDF)
Recounts (Video) 05/11/2023 2:00 pm Recounts (PDF)
Preparing for Recounts (PDF)

Topic Password Date/Time Presentation Materials
Webinars for May 2022 Uniform Election Date
Candidacy for Local Political Subdivisions Elections2022 2/9/2022 Candidacy for Local Political Subdivisions (PDF)
Cancellation of an Election (video) Elections2022 2/15/2022 Cancellation of an Election (PDF)
Contracting and Joint Elections (video) Elections2022 3/17/2022 Contracting and Joint Elections (PDF)
Election Workers (video) Elections2022 4/7/2022 Election Workers (PDF)
Early Voting Ballot Board (Overview and Procedures) (video) Elections2022 4/12/2022 Early Voting Ballot Board (Overview and Procedures) (PDF)
EVBB/SVC Corrective Action Process (video) Elections2022 4/14/2022 EVBB/SVC Corrective Action Process (PDF)
Reconciliation Form Elections2022 4/19/2022 Reconciliation Form (PDF)
Post-election-Canvassing Reporting and Records (video) Elections2022 4/26/2022 Post-election-Canvassing Reporting and Records (PDF)

Topic Password Date/Time Presentation Materials
Webinars for County Election Officials
Legislative Update (video) Elections2021 12/15/2021  
Preparing for your May 7, 2022 Constitutional Amendment Election (video) Elections2021 12/20/2021 Preparing for your May 7, 2022 Constitutional Amendment Election (PDF)
Reviewing the new Application for Ballot by Mail form (ABBM) (video) Elections2021 12/21/2021 Reviewing the new Application for Ballot by Mail form (ABBM)(PDF)
FAQs on New ABBM Requirements (video) Elections2022 01/19/2022 FAQs on New ABBM Requirements (PDF)
Early Voting in Person Changes (video) Elections2022 1/27/2022 Early Voting in Person Changes (PDF)
Opportunity to Correct Defects on Application for Ballot by Mail and Carrier Envelope (video) Elections2022 2/1/2022 Opportunity to Correct Defects on Application for Ballot by Mail and Carrier Envelope (PDF)
FAQs with the Elections Division (video) Elections 2022 2/7/2022 FAQs with the Elections Division (PDF)
Training for EVBB/SVC Members on new Ballot by Mail Procedures (video) Elections 2022 2/8/2022 Training for EVBB/SVC Members on new Ballot by Mail Procedures (PDF)
Cancellation of Mail Ballots (video) Elections2022 2/10/2022 Cancellation of Mail Ballots (PDF)
FAQs with the Elections Division (2/15/2022)(video) Elections 2022 2/17/2022 FAQs with the Elections Division (2/15/2022) (PDF)
Central Counting Station Best Procedures (video) Election2022 2/17/2022 Central Counting Station Best Procedures (PDF)
FAQs with the Elections Division (2/24/2022)(video) Elections2022 2/24/2022 FAQs with the Elections Division (2/24/2022) (PDF)
Election Day Reconciliation Form Election2022 2/28/2022 Election Day Reconciliation Form (PDF)
Final Election Reconciliation Form Elections2022 3/3/2022 Final Election Reconciliation Form (PDF)
Precincts and Polling Places for May Elections (video) Elections2022 3/17/2022 Precincts and Polling Places for May Elections (PDF)
Candidate Filings for County Judges and CEO's (video) Elections2022 7/1/2022 Candidate Filings for County Judges and CEO's (PDF)
Reviewing ABBM and FPCA (Video) Elections2022 9/20/2022 Reviewing ABBM and FPCA (PDF)
Witnesses, Assistants, and Agents (Video) Elections2022 9/22/2022 Witnesses, Assistants, and Agents (PDF)
Corrective Action Process Early Voting Clerk Actions (Video) Elections2022 9/27/2022 Corrective Action Process Early Voting Clerk Actions (PDF)
Web Posting Requirements (Video) Elections2022 9/29/2022 Web Posting Requirements (PDF)
Training for Early Voting Ballot Boards (Video) N/A 10/11/2022 Training for Early Voting Ballot Boards (PDF)
Ballot Storage Requirements and Best Practices (Video) N/A 10/13/2022 Ballot Storage Requirements and Best Practices (PDF)
The Election Reconciliation Forms (Video) N/A 10/18/2022 The Election Reconciliation Forms (PDF)
Q&A with the Elections Division (Video) N/A 10/20/2022 Q&A with the Elections Division (PDF)
Corrective Action Process for the Early Voting Ballot Board (Video) N/A 10/25/2022 Corrective Action Process for the Early Voting Ballot Board (PDF)
Q&A with the Elections Division (Video) N/A 10/27/2022 Q&A with the Elections Division (PDF)
Training for Central Counting Station (Video) N/A 11/1/2022 Training for Central Counting Station (PDF)
Q&A with the Elections Division (Video) N/A 11/03/2022 Q&A with the Elections Division (PDF)
Post-Election Reporting Requirements - Partial Manual County and Precinct by Precinct (Video) N/A 11/10/2022 Post-Election Reporting Requirements - Partial Manual County and Precinct by Precinct (PDF)
Recount Procedures (Video) N/A 11/15/2022 Recount Procedures (PDF)
Recount Tips (PDF)

For information on additional webinars please contact elections@sos.texas.gov.

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Historical Webinars

Election Law Seminar Presentation Files

35th Annual Election Law Seminar for Cities, Schools and Other Political Subdivisions (2023)

21st Biennial Election Law Seminar for County Chairs (2023)

41st Annual Election Law Seminar for County Election Officials (2023)

* A repeating topic in a web-based format in the weeks following the conference

Historical Seminar Presentations