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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Volunteer Deputy Registrar Certification Training 2021-2022

Bexar County Elections Department

Volunteer Deputy Registrar Certification Training 2021-2022

Happy New Year and Welcome Back!

We are excited to announce the return of the Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training Program.

*** Due to Covid-19 restrictions, in order to ensure everyone’s safety, the following 2 options are available at this time to become a Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar in Bexar County. Please note that In Person training is temporarily cancelled until further notice.

Option 1 - Virtual Training via Zoom Meetings

Beginning July 6, 2021 the Virtual training will be every Tuesday at 9:00 AM, and additional training offered the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM, class limit 25 participants. Please click here for the registration form. Participants must individually register with a valid email address. Upon completion of the virtual training, the registered participant will have until Friday of that week by 5:00 PM to pick up your certificate, VDR Packet, and take the VDR oath. Please bring a valid TDL or ID.

  • Only one (1) passcode will be issued per email per person to attend the virtual meeting. The Bexar County Election staff will issue only one (1) certificate and packet per email per training for that week subject to verification.
  • If you fail to pick up your packet by 5:00 PM on Friday, you are not a VDR and cannot register anyone to vote. You will have to retake the training.

Option 2 - Online

Beginning January 12, 2021, we will accept tests and walk-ins to test. To gain access to the online training material and test click on the PDF links below. Once you review the training manual and print the test, bring the completed test to the Bexar County Elections Department to be graded. If you do not have computer access, you can use the computers in our lobby to go over the material and take the test. You can come into our office Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM to bring in your test for grading, or to use the computer to take the exam. No appointment needed.

Virtual Group Training

For virtual group training, where more than one person share a computer or to host a watch party, please call the Bexar County Elections Department for further information.

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