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Registration Drive Training

Individuals or organizations requesting 25 or more Voter Registration Applications from the Virginia Department of Elections (ELECT) or local voter registration offices must register and complete ELECT certified training. Certification expires each year on June 30 and can be renewed by completing training annually.

Get Certified - Here's How!

1. Complete Training  (choose one):

A. Online Online Voter Registration Training Interactive Course   (rev 4/21/23)

B.Training Workshop:

Click a preferred meeting link below to attend one of these live, virtual, instructor-led training sessions. No registration is required. All sessions occur virtually on the date and time specified:

Training Date Time Meeting Links Password
(if needed)
May 24, 2023 10:00 - 11:00 AM Attend Vote2023
June 29, 2023 7:00 - 8:00 PM Attend Vote2023
July 11, 2023 6:30 - 7:30 PM Attend Vote2023
July 13, 2023 10:00 - 11:00 AM Attend Vote2023
July 15, 2023 10:00 - 11:00 AM  Attend Vote2023
August 1, 2023 7:00 - 8:00 PM Attend Vote2023
August 12, 2023 10:00 - 11:00 AM Attend Vote2023
August 23, 2023 2:00 - 3:00 PM Attend Vote2023
September 19, 2023 10:00 - 11:00 AM Attend Vote2023
October 5, 2023 6:30 - 7:30 PM Attend Vote2023

C. Other Options:

  • For instructor led, classroom training at local voter registration offices:  Contact your local voter registration office
  • Organizations with 40+ confirmed participants may request large group training led by ELECT:  Email Tanya Pruett or call 804-864-8931

2. Submit Affidavit (online, after training):

Click here:  Voter Registration Application Request and Affidavit

Please note: Certification expires on June 30th

3. See Your Certification Status:

List of Certified Individuals and Organizations  (updated 2/16/2024) 

To find a name:  Use "CRTL F" or "Command F" (Please allow 24 hours for names to post).

Resources: