NEWS: ELECTION COMMISSIONERS
INFORMATION AND UPDATES FOR EXISTING COMMISSIONERS
Once an individual becomes a Commissioner, the Clerk of Court offers continuing education to keep Commissioners informed of changes in laws and protocols.
CLICK HERE for updates and the latest schedule of Pre-Election Classes.
REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A NEW COMMISSIONER
1) You are a registered voter in Calcasieu Parish at the time of the class or a person who is at least 17 years of age, provided that the person is enrolled in a high school or is participating at the twelfth grade level in a home study program approved by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.
2) You do NOT need assistance in voting.
3) You may NOT be a candidate in the Election.
4) You have NOT been convicted of an Election offense.
BECOME A COMMISSIONER - ATTEND COMMISSIONER SCHOOL
New Commissioner Schools are held ONCE A YEAR.
They are offered in multiple locations (Lake Charles, Sulphur, Vinton, for example)
The class will last approximately 3 hours.
You will be instructed on all aspects of the duties for Election day.
You will have hands-on experience opening and closing a voting machine.
You will take an open book test.
You do NOT need to register.
The class is free of charge.
CONTACT US TO BECOME A COMMISSIONER
Call or email your name and address and we will send you a notice when the next class is scheduled.
If further information is required please contact one of our
Co-Directors of Elections
Jean Ann East Princella Ryan
337-437-3558 Ext 123 337-437-3558 Ext 144