Post-Election Audits and Re-canvasses

This unit will discuss post-election audits and audit procedures, including a review of the Connecticut Secretary of the State guidelines, tips for registrars from ROVAC, optional methods for hand=counting in teams, documentation and citizen observers. Recanvass procedures will also be reviewed, including general chain of custody and counting principles, types of recanvasses, recanvass officials, a notice of recanvass and content of the notice, recanvass of voting machines, absentee ballots, and write-in ballots, counting procedures of machine process versus hand-counted ballots, and the filing of the return to the Secretary of the State and the municipal clerk. Resources and suggested forms for recanvassing a primary, election and referenda will also be reviewed.

Delivery Method: Online - 3 hours

Course Details:

  1. The course uses an online platform (HuskyCT) and can be taken from any location using a PC computer and internet access.
  2. Please register for the course using the below link. ( Please ignore the date in the below registration link )
  3. Each section is divided into a series of videos along with the requirement of a mandatory check-in session with the instructor.
  4. A confirmation email along with further instructions regarding the course and other requirements will be sent to you within 2 business days of registration.

    Please contact the CITI office at 203-251-9516 or  with any question regarding the course.

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