Muskegon County Clerk to Offer Free Election Inspector Training

Election inspectors are people who are paid to assist voters at the polls on Election Day. Join us for a FREE 3-hour training. If the training is completed you will receive a certificate which qualifies you to work any election in the state of Michigan for up to 2 years. Training is offered at 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. In an attempt to have election inspectors ready for the  November election due to the elimination of straight party voting, Muskegon County Clerk, Nancy A. Waters is offering a free three-hour training to become a certified election inspector.

When: Monday, July 16, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Muskegon Innovation Hub at Grand Valley State University
200 Viridian Drive, Muskegon, MI 49440

Applications are available at the Muskegon County Clerk’s office or online at

The requirements for this event:
-Complete and return Election Inspector Application to Muskegon County Clerk, 990 Terrace Street, 1st Floor by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11th
-Registered to vote in Michigan (High school students 16 and older are also eligible)
-Legible handwriting
-Basic computer knowledge
-Bring photo ID to training
-Must commit to working on Election Day from 6 a.m. until approximately 9:30 p.m. (or as assigned by municipal clerk)

Anyone interested must return your application by mail/drop off at the Muskegon County Clerk’s office. Located at 990 Terrace Street, Michael E. Kobza Hall of Justice, 1st floor Muskegon, MI 49442.

Seating is limited. Pre-registration is required.

Register at:
Registration Deadline: WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Upcoming Election Dates:
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Tuesday, November 6, 2018