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Election Worker

Polk County Election Workers are highly trained individuals who are active voters, serving their community. More than 1,700 citizens in Polk County serve as Election Workers for the Supervisor of Elections to ensure fair and accurate elections are conducted. On Election Day, we count on these civic-minded individuals to efficiently assist voters through the entire voting experience pleasantly and professionally

WHAT OUR ELECTION WORKERS SAY ABOUT WORKING AT THE POLLS:

“It is always exciting to work during a Presidential Election; I really enjoy working with my fellow Poll Workers.” – Beulah, Precinct 520

“I really feel like I have participated in the democratic process, plus it is wonderful meeting all the voters.” – Edward, Precinct 519

“I like working the polls because I enjoy my team and helping all the smiling voters.” – Michelle, Precinct 517

“I spent 27 years in the military defending your right to vote; NOW, I get out to make sure it counts.” – Robert, Precinct 250

HOW TO BECOME AN ELECTION WORKER

  • Attend a required orientation meeting.
  • Complete an Election Worker application.
  • Pass the basic skills assessment on the application.
  • Provide a social security card for payroll purposes.

ORIENTATION

All potential Election Workers are required to attend an orientation session that provides an overview of the process and will have the opportunity to fill out an application to work at the polls. No compensation is available for Election Worker orientation meetings.

HOW TO VOTE WHEN WORKING ELECTION DAY

Election Workers working in a precinct other than their voting precinct are encouraged to request a mail-in ballot and return the voted ballot to our office before election day or vote early at one of our early voting sites.

 

if you would like to register to attend an orientation, click here, call us at 863-534-5888, or e-mail electionworker@polkelections.com.