Election Officer Publications

The resources below are for Arlington election officers already assigned to work an upcoming election.  If you have not worked before and are interested in becoming an election official, you can apply here.

Election Day Quick Guide – 2020 General Election (Coming Soon)
This is our shortened version of the Election Day Guide to provide election officers with instructions on how to perform the most common tasks at the polling place.

Election Day Guide (Full)- Summer 2020(PDF, 166KB)  
The Election Day Guide is our full resource for election officers detailing all the procedures that need to be followed to assist voters – an essential resource for Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs in particular.

Chapter 15 Replacement – “What If…”(PDF, 364KB)
Chapter 17 Replacement – Emergency Guide(PDF, 166KB)
The following sections were supplemental updates and replacements to the Election Day Guide in 2020.  If you had a previous version of the Election Day Guide, you can replace these sections to keep it up-to-date.

Chief Responsibilities(PDF, 204KB)
Provides a broad checklist of the responsibilities of Chiefs on Election Day.