The Election Department prepares, posts, and/or publishes all required notices; prepares and delivers election packets to candidates; conducts drawing for place on ballot; prepares and presents for action by City council all resolutions, orders and notices, calling election, naming election officers and designating polling places; prepares for and conducts official canvass of vote; prepares and presents for action resolution/order declaring election results; prepares Certificates of election; Statements of Elected Officials and Oaths of Elected Officials; adheres to strict maintenance of records; keeps current on the election code and manages the contract with the Election Administrator.