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SECTION 3-401
Election coordinators; provision for
Election (ELN) CHAPTER 17, ARTICLE 3, TITLE 4
§ 3-401. Election coordinators; provision for. 1. The board of
elections of each county and in the city of New York, the board of
elections of the city of New York, may, in its discretion, appoint
persons to perform election day duties including directing voters to
their proper polling place, assist election inspectors and poll clerks
in the performance of their duties, and such other duties as may be
assigned to them by the board of elections. Such persons shall be
designated as election coordinators.

2. All election coordinators shall be trained in the manner prescribed
by this article for election inspectors and poll clerks. Election
coordinators shall be appointed by the board of elections. The
appointment of election coordinators shall be equally divided between
the two major political parties.

3. The board of elections of each county appointing election
coordinators and in the city of New York, the board of elections of the
city of New York, may, in its discretion, prescribe training in addition
to that required by this article.

4. Any county board of elections appointing election coordinators and
in the city of New York, the board of elections of the city of New York,
shall prepare a report detailing assignments and duties to be delegated
to election coordinators. Said report shall be filed with the state
board of elections no later than one month prior to the election at
which election coordinators are to be assigned.

5. No person shall be certified or act as an election coordinator who
is not a registered voter and a resident of the county in which he
serves, or within the city of New York, of such city, who holds any
elective public office, or who is a candidate for any public office to
be voted for by the voters of the district in which he is to serve, or
which is not able to speak and read the English language and write it
legibly.