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The Fayette County Board of Elections must hire 200 precinct election officials to staff the 25 precincts opened in a countywide election. Each precinct must have two Democratic and two Republican precinct election officials.  Each election official is paid $130.00 for working on Election Day plus paid training ranging from $10- $25,  depending on the class.  VLM/Precinct Managers will receive an additional $20.00 for pick up and return mileage. Precinct election officials work, on average, from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Election Day.


You must be a registered voter in Fayette County.
By law, you must have declared your political party as one of the two major parties in the State of Ohio (Democrat or Republican).
You must be available to attend a training course, before you can work at the polls.

You may obtain more information or apply to work as a polling official by visiting the Secretary of State’s site here:
Precinct Election Officials

Or calling (740) 335-1190.