We help train Election Officials through the Georgia Election Officials Association (GEOA). We also help train Voter Registrars through the Voter Registrars Association of Georgia (VRAG).
§ O.C.G.A. § 21-2-100 Training of local election officials: The election superintendent and at least one registrar of the county or, in counties with boards of election or combined boards of election and registration, at least one member of the board or a designee of the board shall attend a minimum of 12 hours training annually as may be selected by the Secretary of State. The conference is endorsed by the Secretary of State to meet the requirements of 12 hours of mandatory continuing education for election superintendents and registrars.
We assist the Georgia Election Officials Association (GEOA) by working with the association and the Secretary of State to assist with training needs for Election Officials throughout the state.
GEOA is a professional association of County and Municipal Election Superintendents, Election Board Members, Registrars, Assistants, and Deputies who do the work of assisting the candidates to qualify, preparing and conducting elections from conducting advance voting through election day, and consolidating election results in the State of Georgia.
We assist the Voter Registrars Association of Georgia (VRAG) by working with the association and the Secretary of State to assist with training needs for the Voter Registration officials throughout the state.
VRAG is a professional association of County Registrars, Voter Registration and Election Board Members, Directors, Supervisors, and Clerks. These individuals protect the integrity of the electors list and implement accurate balloting processes during absentee and advance voting periods.
VRAG and GEOA hold a joint conference each year with the exception of the year of the Presidential Election. The conference for VRAG and GEOA will be held in December of the preceding year of a Presidential Election year. The joint conference provides participants information on how to navigate a successful election, with information related to candidate qualifying, ethics, legislative updates, voter registration issues and deadlines, election day procedures, consolidating election results, security in elections, and other important topics, including UOCAVA, FWAB and SWAB.