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Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office Announces Election Official Online Training for 2020 Primary Election

Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office Announces Election Official Online Training for 2020 Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Media Contact: Irene E. Parra
(575)525-6164
irenep@donaanacounty.org
April 24, 2020

LAS CRUCES, NM – In response to New Mexico Governor Lujan Grisham’s declaration of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and guidance from White House officials restricting large gatherings, the Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office is hosting Online Training for Election Officials for the 2020 Primary Election, on:
 

  • Early Voting Training 1 – April 30, 2020, 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Absentee Board Training – May 1, 2020, 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Early Voting Training 2 – May 15, 2020, 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Election Day Trainings:
    • May 18, 2020, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    • May 19, 2020, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    • May 20, 2020, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    • May 21, 2020, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    • May 22, 2020, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    • May 23, 2020, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • May 23, 2020, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Interested parties who are not election officials will need to pre-register at elections@donaanacounty.org, and the Bureau of Elections’ staff will monitor attendance.

Election officials will receive training in opening and closing the polls, setting up voting equipment, and issuing ballots. Information on safety precautions, the use of personal protective equipment and social distancing protocols will also be included in the training.

“We recognize Election Officials are essential workers,” said Clerk Amanda López Askin. “Doña Ana County will continue to follow the lead of the governor, along with state and federal public health officials, to ensure the safety of our voters and Election Officials, while maintaining the integrity of the election process at voting convenience centers.”

For more information about the 2020 Primary Election visit: www.dacelections.com.

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Note: Doña Ana County will ensure effective communication with individuals with disabilities and will, upon request, provide auxiliary communication aids and services to afford those individuals equal opportunity for participation in Doña Ana County sponsored meetings, events, or activities. Any request should be made to the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, in writing, or by phone, at least two business days prior to the event at which accommodation is needed. If you have any questions regarding examples of reasonable accommodations, please contact the ADA Coordinator, at 525-5884 (voice) or 525-2951 (TTY), 845 N. Motel Blvd. Las Cruces, NM 88007.

Spanish language interpretation services are now available upon request for participation in Doña Ana County sponsored meetings, events, or activities. Please contact the Community & Constituent Services Office at 525-6163, at least 48 hours prior to the event. Servicios de interpretación en las juntas será disponible por petición. Por favor en contacto la Oficina de Servicio a la Comunidad y Constituyentes 525-6163 por lo menos dos días hábiles por adelantado para pedir este servicio.

 

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