Poll Worker – F.A.Q.

What are my duties?
  • Report to assigned polling place by 6 a.m. on Election Day.
  • set up equipment and supplies in preparation for voters
  • verify voter eligibility 
  • maintaining organization of polling place
  • pack up polling place and balancing totals at the end of the day.
Where will I be assigned to work?

Although we will try to assign you to work as close to your home precinct as possible, you may be needed in another polling place location.

Can I vote on Election Day?

If you are not assigned to work in your home precinct on Election Day you may visit our office during the 4 weeks leading up to the election to cast your ballot..

Will I get paid?

In addition to playing an important role in the democratic process, poll workers have the opportunity to see neighbors and meet new friends. Poll workers also receive a stipend: $100 for clerks and $125 for inspectors.

Poll workers can donate their stipend to their favorite organization, club, school, youth group, team, etc. A precinct board of 4 can donate $425.00 to the organization of their choice after working just one Election Day!

Please call 530.225.5730 with any questions.