City of Madison Election Officials are required to attend training or watch a training webinar before every election that they work. View upcoming training options.

There is no need to RSVP for training sessions.

Apply to serve as an Election Official

COVID-19 Vaccine Attestation

City of Madison election officials are required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Election officials should complete the COVID-19 Vaccination Attestation Form. The completed form can be delivered to the Clerk's Office by email to or in-person during operating hours (Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm). The election official must also show proof of vaccination by presenting either:

  1. Both sides of their completed CDC COVID-19 vaccination card, or
  2. Proof of vaccination through their personal Wisconsin Immunization Registry (WIR).


City of Madison Election Official COVID-19 Vaccination Attestation Form

City of Madison Election Official COVID-19 Vaccination Attestation Form FILLABLE PDF

City of Madison Election Official COVID-19 Vaccination Attestation Form WORD

Reference Materials

Beginner Training Handout
Face Coverings While Voting and Conducting Elections - COVID 19 (WI Elections Commission)
Election Day Emergency Procedures
Democracy in the Park training
Letter from City Attorney

Podcast Series
Madison Votes podcast series on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts

Election Observers
The City Attorney and City Clerk recently held a virtual meeting for anyone who might be observing at the polls on Election Day.  The handout from that meeting is available here

Quick Guides


Absentee Tracking Tools


City of Madison Election Official Guide

Other Materials


These videos were offered as training for previous elections. The webinar for the current election can be found on the training website.

Training Videos for New Poll Workers

Video Resources for Experienced Poll Workers

Videos from the Dane County Clerk's Office

Wisconsin Elections Commission Manual

The Wisconsin Elections Commission has compiled an Election Day Manual for Election Officials.


Video: This Is Where We Vote - 2014

Wisconsin State Statutes: Elections