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Poll Worker Information

Poll-Worker-Needed4 (1)Poll workers are at the heart of the election process. 
Interested in serving as a poll worker? Here's what you need to know... 
Q. How long will I work on election day? 
A. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Poll workers arrive around 6 a.m. to set up equipment and stay after the polls close to tear down. The Judge of Election and Minority Inspector return voting equipment to the election office on election night. 
Q. How much will I be paid? 
A. Judges of Election are paid $165, Minority Inspectors are paid $155, and Majority Inspectors and Clerks are paid $145. Poll workers are also paid $25 (plus mileage) to attend training. 
Q. How many poll workers are at each polling location? 
A. Usually, each polling location is staffed by a Judge of Election, Minority Inspector, Majority Inspector and two clerks. 
Q. Do I need to attend poll worker training? 
A. Judges of Election and new poll workers are encouraged to attend training before each election. 
Q. What are my responsibilities as a poll worker? 
A. Poll workers make the election happen! Duties during election day include keeping an accurate list of voters, confirming voters’ eligibility to vote from the poll book, distributing ballots to voters, monitoring the ballot scanner, handing out “I Voted” stickers, and setting up and tearing down election equipment. 

Have additional questions? Call the election office at (814) 226-4000, Ext. 2006. 
Interested? Complete the form below and the elections office will reach out to you with more information. 

Poll Worker Interest Form


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