Working as a poll worker (called an Election Officer) is a rewarding experience and opportunity to become involved in your community and do something for your country.
A poll worker is a volunteer who works at a poll site on Election Day. You will help with poll place set up, welcome voters and guide them through the voting process, and assist with the closing of the polls at the end of the night.
You can serve as a Poll Worker if you meet the following requirements:
Apply for and get more information about working at the polls, by clicking on the link below. All volunteers who work at the polls are known as Election Officers.Poll Worker Application
There are several positions for each poll site and precinct. Payment varies according to the job requirements. For more information, click on the link below.Poll Worker Information
Yes! We encourage students to get involved. For more information, click on the link below.Student Poll Worker
As a State Employee you are allowed to serve as a poll worker on Election Day without loss of pay re: Government Code 19844.7 . You will also receive the poll worker stipend.
To apply to be a Poll Worker, click on the link below.Poll Worker Application
Poll Worker Training
It is important to sign up and attend training classes as a poll worker to be the best you can be to assist voters on Election Day. Election processes are continually changing and it's important to be aware of all the changes in regulations and procedures.
For information about Poll Worker Training, click on the link below.
For access to Active Poll Worker Resources and Information, click on the link below.Poll Worker Gateway
For more information about current poll sites and poll workers assigned to those sites, click on the link below.Current Polling Places and Poll Workers
Do you belong to a business, non-profit, club, or organization that wants to serve the community and raise money? Consider the Adopt-A-Poll program!
Your group/organization would volunteer to work together at the same poll site on Election Day. It is your choice to donate your stipend check to your organization.
For more information about the Adopt-A-Poll program click on the link below.Adopt a Poll
No, if you are related to anyone on the ballot or working on any campaign you will have to wait until the next Election.
No, if you are working on any campaign for any item or person on the ballot you will have to wait until the next Election.