If you are available on Election Day –
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Come work with us as a Poll Worker!
Why would I consider being a Poll Worker?
(Precinct Election Official is the formal title)
- This is an important role in our democracy.
- Learn more about the voting process.
- Earn some extra spending money.
Why am I needed?
Marion County employees more than 275 precinct election officials to conduct an election. We need you help to make this possible.
When am I needed?
Every time Marion County holds an election. Your work hours are: 5:45 a.m. until all precinct work is completed (approximately 8:00 p.m.)
How do I apply?
Applicants may contact the Marion County Board of Elections via phone at 740-223-4090
or email us or use the contact form at the bottom of this page.
Who qualifies to be a Poll Worker?
- A registered voter in Marion County.
- Enjoy working with the public.
- Complete application with the Marion County Board of Elections.
- Must not have been convicted of a felony.
What do I have to do?
- Report for work at 5:45 a.m. on Election Day
- Activate voting equipment
- Process voters
- Demonstrate voting procedures to voters
- Certify work done at precinct
- Attend a training session every election cycle when you work
Where will I work?
When possible, in your own polling place, however you will be scheduled where needed.
How much will I be paid?
Election Day Training
Voting Location Manager $111.50 $10.00
Precinct Election Official $101.50 $10.00
May 2018 Poll Worker Classes – There are 3 different classes depending on the table type you are assigned to work and whether you are a PEO or VLM role. Please contact the BOE office at 740-223-4090 to decide which role you would like to work so we can schedule you for the appropriate training class.
Marion County Board of Elections –
Poll Worker Contact Form
(Fill out this form to respond electronically):