Muskegon County Clerk to offer free election inspector training


In an attempt to have election inspectors ready for the Novem-ber 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. This individual will be eligible to work any election in the state of Michigan for a two-year period. Election inspectors are people who are paid by the city or township they work in to assist voters at the polls on Election Day.

The training will be June 6 at 1 p.m., at the Muskegon Inno-vation Hub at Grand Valley State University, 200 Viridian Dr., Muskegon.

The requirements for this event:

-Registered to vote in Michigan

-Legible handwriting

-Basic computer knowledge

-Bring the original copy of their application to the training

-Must commit to working on Election Day from 6 a.m. until approximately 9:30 p.m. (or as assigned by municipal clerk)

-High school students 16 and older are also eligible

Anyone interested must submit their application to the Muskegon County Clerk at, or by fax to 231-724-6262 or at the Muskegon County Clerk’s office located at 990 Terrace Street, 1st floor.

Applications are available online at: Seating is limited. Pre-registration is required; the deadline is June 3 at 4 p.m.

Upcoming election dates are Aug. 2 and Nov. 8.