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Help Ensure That Every Eligible Vote Counts!

Be a Poll Watcher

What is a Poll Watcher? A volunteer citizen appointed on behalf of a candidate, political party, or proponents or opponents of a ballot measure to observe the election process and report any problems.

Poll watchers may observe:

  • Early voting/election day polling place activities
  • Central counting station
  • Voter being assisted by an election official
  • Inspecting and securing of voting equipment
  • Delivery of election results
  • Canvassing of election results
  • Signature verification committee

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Be a Poll Worker

What is a Poll Worker? A paid citizen who works at a polling place on Election Day. Each county is responsible for recruiting, training, and paying poll workers.

Responsibilities and duties may include:

  • Sets up the polling place
  • Greets, verifies identification, and determines which ballot to issue
  • Assists voters, answers questions, and updates voter registrations
  • Ensures political activities are outside the polling place and meet legal requirements

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Poll Worker Recruitment Lookup Tool – Useful lookup tool to find information on being a poll worker in your community, including requirements, hours, pay, training, and more. Links are provided so you can sign up directly with your state or local election office.

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