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SVRS WEDCS & Canvass Reporting System Webinar

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Timely Attention Required
March 17, 2014
Wisconsin County Clerks
Wisconsin Municipal Clerks
City of Milwaukee Election Commission
Milwaukee County Election Commission
Brian Bell, Elections Data Manager
Diane Lowe, Lead Elections Specialist
Ann Oberle, Elections Specialist
Clerks Memo (March 17, 2014 Webinar information) final.pdf44.4 KB
WEDCS and Canvass Webinar Materials March 2014.pdf1.92 MB

We recently released our “Building on the Basics” election administration webinar training series schedule.  Due to positive feedback from county and municipal clerks regarding this method of training, we have developed a new webinar training series that focuses on the Statewide Voter Registration System.  The fifth webinar in our SVRS training series is: 

Webinar for County and Municipal Clerks
WEDCS & Canvass
Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Web link:

In this webinar we will review the new GAB-190-F (for federal elections), GAB-190NF (for non-federal elections), GAB-191 (election-specific cost report), GAB-192 (annual election cost report), and the GAB-190 Help Guide.  We will discuss timelines and improvements to WEDCS.  This webinar will also give an overview of the Canvass Reporting System and explain how municipalities can use the system for reporting and certifying local election results.  

Reference materials for the webinar have been posted as an attachment to this memo (above).  The webcast will be posted by the Thursday following the session on the G.A.B. website for clerks to use for their own education:   The training counts toward clerk recertification whether you participate in the live webinar or review the recording at a later date. 

Live Webinar Requirements

You must be able to view videos on your computer, using a media application such as Windows Media Player. You will be connected to audio using your computer’s speakers.  If you are unable to access the audio over your computer speakers, you may select “Use Telephone” after joining the webinar.  Using the telephone for audio is a toll charge.  If you have questions about the technical aspects of the webinar, please contact the Help Desk at or (608) 261-2028.               
The webinar has a maximum of 500 participants.  In response to input from clerks, phones will be muted to reduce ambient noise.  Questions may be typed in and will be answered by G.A.B. staff for the benefit of the participants as time allows.  A list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) generated from the webinar will be posted after the webcast.  

We look forward to you joining us for the webinar on Wednesday.  If you have ideas or suggestions for future webinar topics, please contact: or (608) 261-2033.   Thank you.