Use this toolkit to create educational materials about pre- and post-election processes that observers and the public can understand. Election officials in any size jurisdiction can adapt this toolkit to fit their observer and voter education needs. 

What is this toolkit for? 

  • Share trustworthy information with voters and nonvoters who have questions, concerns, and fears about election processes.
  • Combat mis/disinformation about post-election processes.
  • Provide information to local news media to create consistency in what voters read about elections in their jurisdiction.
  • Provide information to local political parties who will send observers to your county facility.

Template Resources

Download the entire toolkit (Zip File), or download files separately below.

  • Central Language Document (Word)
  • Glossary (Word) - Election vocabulary used in this toolkit is defined in the Glossary and matches definitions in the EAC’s Glossary of Election Terminology.
  • Illustrations (Zip File) The illustration set represents different election steps. The illustrations are already placed into many of the templates. You might also use the illustrations in other applications, like on a website FAQ page. You can download the illustrations in .tiff, .png, .svg, and .ai file formats.
  • Powerpoint - Word (Zip File), and InDesign (Zip File) for:
    • Overhead Sign Templates
    • Door Sign Templates
    • Process Map Poster Template
    • Pocket Guide Template
    • Handout Templates

Customizable Templates for Any Size Election Office

Customizable Template for Small Election Offices

 

 

 

Customizable Template for Large Election Offices

 

 

 

Resource Videos

The Toolkit for Communicating Election and Post-Election contains graphics, documents, and printable materials to help election officials communicate how elections work. Each video in this series explains how to access and use a different piece included within the toolkit.

1. Toolkit for Communicating Election and Post-Election Processes: Introduction

2. Toolkit for Communicating Election and Post-Election Processes: Accessing Files

3. Toolkit for Communicating Election and Post-Election Processes: Central Language Doc

4. Toolkit for Communicating Election and Post-Election Processes: Illustrations

5. Toolkit for Communicating Election and Post-Election Processes: Poster and Pocket Guide

6. Toolkit for Communicating Election and Post-Election Processes: Signs & Handout

7. Toolkit for Communicating Election and Post-Election Processes: Making the Toolkit Work for You

8. Toolkit for Communicating Election and Post-Election Processes: Examples