Election Commissioner School dates announced

Staff reports

Kermit Hart Bourque, Clerk of Court, announced this week that his office will be conducting schools to certify new election commissioners.

The dates for the schools are Thursday, June 16 and Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at  6:00 p.m. at the Courthouse in Gonzales, and Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. at the Courthouse in Donaldsonville.  Attendance is required at one session only. Commissioners presently certified do not have to attend.  

A certified commissioner who serves on election day will receive $200.00.

Any qualified voter who is not entitled to assistance in voting and is not a candidate in the election may be selected as a commissioner provided that he or she has been certified through successful attendance at commissioners school.

Any questions regarding Election Commissioners school may be directed to the Clerk of Court’s Election Department at 473-9866 or 621-8400, extension 7.