The Forsyth County Board of Elections will host the 2023 Election Academy starting on June 6, 2023, through June 27, 2023 (Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00 p.m.). The Election Academy is designed to give citizens a behind-the-scenes look at how elections are prepared and conducted in Forsyth County. In each class, participants will gain insight into the various components and requirements of the election process, such as voter registration, absentee voting, polling places, poll workers, and more.
The four-week long program is open to Forsyth County residents and will be particularly beneficial to individuals with an interest in elections, running for office, campaign staff, and volunteers. Those interested in participating can expect an interactive classroom setting hosted at the Forsyth County Government Center. Friday, May 19, 2023 is the deadline for applications to be submitted. Click here for the Election Academy application.
The Election Academy is a complimentary program provided by the Forsyth County Board of Elections. However, attendance is mandatory for all four weeks. Participants will receive a certificate and commemorative pin upon completion of the program.
2023 Election Academy Brochure and Schedule- click here.
For any questions about the Election Academy, please call the Forsyth County Board of Elections office at (336) 703-2800.