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How to become an election commissioner or recertify as an election commissioner.

To serve as a Certified Commissioner one must be the following:

  1. a qualified voter who is not entitled to assistance in voting;
  2. shall not be a candidate for public office in the election;
  3. shall not be a child, brother, sister, parent or spouse of a candidate for election to public office in the precinct in which he serves;
  4. shall not have been convicted of an election offense;
  5. have attended a course of instruction for commissioners;
  6. shall not be a law enforcement officer.

New commissioner or recertify as a commissioner

Training for Poll Workers

There are two steps for training to become an election commissioner:

  1. Watch the following videos:
    1. Election Day Training Video Part 1: Introduction
    2. Election Day Training Video Part 2: Verification
    3. Election Day Training Video Part 3: Pre-election Set Up
    4. Election Day Training Video Part 4: Election Day Voting
    5. Election Day Training Video Part 5: Closing the Polls
    6. Election Day Training Video Part 6: Provisional Voting
  2. Take the virtual test here.
    • Follow the instructions until test is complete.
    • Take a screen shot of test results.
    • Send results to

Upon completion, your name will be placed on the roster of Certified Commissioners from which Commissioners are drawn to serve in each election. You will be certified through June 2024 and will not have to complete re-certification before that date. The pay for Commissioners for each election if $200.

New Commissioners: please read the Informational Pamphlet for Election Day Voting






Note: The information listed on this page is intended to be helpful but is subject to change.
Be sure to check the official source for the most up-to-date information: Louisiana Secretary of State – Get Election Information

View more information on past, present, and future elections.



In accordance with La. R.S. 18:424 & 18:433: A training session for Commissioners-in Charge to serve in the various polling places of Union Parish during elections held in 2025 will be held virtually and all qualified persons are invited to attend.

To serve as a Commissioner-in-Charge, one must:

  1. Be a qualified voter of the Parish and able to vote without assistance;
  2. Not be a candidate for election to public office nor be a member of the immediate family of a candidate for election in the precinct in which he serves;
  3. Not ever have been convicted of an election offense;
  4. Have successfully completed a course of instruction such as this, and
  5. Have served as a commissioner in at least two elections during the last four (4) years.

This training will be held virtually on our website the entire month of December, 2024, at

Upon satisfactorily completion of the  CIC TRAINING please email the Clerk at by taking a screen shot or printing certificate out. You can also mail it to Union Parish Clerk of Court, 100 East Bayou Street, Suite 105, Farmerville, Louisiana 71241

The Union Parish Board of Supervisors of Elections will meet in the Office of the Register of Voters, Courthouse Annex, Farmerville, La. at 10:00 o’clock A. M. on January 10, 2025, and in open session select from the list of certified persons the Commissioners-in-charge to serve for the year 2024.

– Dodi Eubanks, Clerk of Court

Commissioner-in-Charge: please complete the Louisiana Elections Commissioner-in-Charge Training & Examination.