About the Instructor

DeAnn Buckhouse is the election coordinator with the Cass County Auditor’s office, a position that she has held since July 2006.  She is a certified election/registration administrator, a certification earned through the Election Center (National Association of Election Officials).  She is the only CERA graduate in the state of North Dakota as of 2013, the profession’s highest designation.  She participates in continuing professional education in election administration, a program honored as the most outstanding continuing education program in America by the National University Continuing Education Association.

Important Course Dates

July 9, 2018: Class begins

September 30, 2018: Final exam must be completed and a proctor form emailed to by this deadline.


Elections Syllabus 

Online Lectures

Elections 2018

Resources and Websites


North Dakota Secretary of State – Elections & Voting:

North Dakota Century Code:

Final Exam

The final exam for this class will be an online 20 question, multiple choice test.  You may use your lecture notes and course resources to answer these questions. Once you have completed the exam, click “Show Results.” A screen will appear with your recorded answers and final exam score. The exam due date is September 30, 2018.

The final exam for this course must be proctored by your superintendent or board president. A protector verification form must be completed and mailed to the NDSBA or emailed to by September 30, 2018, to validate the final exam.

Click here to access the exam


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