Pollwatcher Training Class for April Election

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Robin M. O'Connor Lake County Clerk

March 7, 2019
Contact:  Robin M. O'Connor

Pollwatcher Training Class for April Election

WAUKEGAN, Illinois – Lake County Clerk Robin M. O'Connor announced today that Pollwatcher Credentials are available to qualified political organizations needing credentials for the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election.

All pollwatchers are required to have credentials issued by the Lake County Clerk or Illinois State Board of Elections in order to observe at any early or Election Day voting site. Pollwatchers may represent candidates, established political parties, qualified civic organizations, and organized proponents or opponents of ballot propositions.

The Lake County Clerk's office will offer training on the rights and limitations of pollwatchers on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the 6th floor Conference Room E at the Lake County Main Courthouse, 18 N. County St., Waukegan.

Requests for Pollwatcher Credentials and registration for the class can be sent via email to elections@lakecountyil.gov or by calling 847.377.2314. Candidates can visit LakeCandidatePower.info and download the Pollwatcher Guide, a helpful brochure explaining the qualifications and responsibilities of a pollwatcher.

For more information on Lake County Clerk services and up-to-the-minute election news, visit LakeCountyClerk.info, follow us at twitter.com/LakeCountyClerk, join our page at facebook.com/CountyClerk, or call 847.377.2400.