Election Day Poll Workers

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Election day poll workers

Election Day Poll Workers

All applicants seeking to become Poll Workers during Advance Voting and Election Day (who applied on or after September 6) will be contacted by September 23 regarding their status. All temp agencies working with Elections to hire poll workers will be notified of this deadline. This message may be revised prior to the September 23 deadline. Please continue to visit this page for the most up-to-date information.


To be an Election Day poll worker you must:

  • Be an employee of or a resident in the county to which they are appointed to serve
  • Be a resident in the county or a resident of an adjacent county to which they are appointed to serve
  • Have a willingness to serve
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Be willing to work from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Election Day 
  • Be willing to commit to 5 weeks (including weekends) for Advance Voting 
  • Read and write English
  • Have reliable transportation

All Election Day poll workers are required to participate in in-person equipment training prior to each General Election. Poll Workers are paid for completing face-to-face training.  

All Members of the Precinct staff are considered Poll Officers. See positions and duties below.

  • Poll Manager – Oversees the operation and Implementation of the voting process in an assigned precinct. Click here to apply.
  • Assistant Manager – Acts as the backup for the manager should they not be readily available. Click here to apply.
  • Clerk – Acts in the capacity of a Greeter, operates the Poll Pad, and assists with manager setting up the precinct. Click here to apply.
  • Line Monitor – When a line is present, the Line Monitor will greet voters and help them determine if they are in the correct location using an iPad connected to the Secretary of State’s My Voter Page. Click here to apply.
  • Technician- Assists with any equipment setup, malfunction, and breakdown. They log data and any supply requests for the precinct. Click here to apply.

Work Duties:

  • Poll Manager – Sunday Before Election supply pickup
  • All Staff – Monday Before Election - poll setup
  • All Staff – Election Day 5 a.m. to approximately 10 p.m.
  • Poll Manager & Assistant Manager – election night check-in; poll closing to approximately 11 p.m.