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Become A Poll worker

Each election, thousands of Ohioans dedicate themselves to sustaining the backbone of democracy—our election process. Precinct Election Officials (PEOs) are essential to ensuring that our elections are fair, and in doing so, maintain the traditions of our past and our hope for the future.  Be part of something big. Sign up to be a precinct election official and help Miami County run a safe, secure, and accurate election!

Each Precinct must have two Democratic and two Republican Poll workers. A person not affiliated with any political party may serve in either a Democratic or a Republican Poll worker position.

If you are interested in being a Poll Worker, please call the Board of Elections to set up a time to sign up. You must come into our office and sign up for payroll. You will need to bring your social security card and your drivers license or Ohio identification card.

View Pollworker Information from the Secretary of State or take the online training guide.

Elections

Primary Elections – March (presidential years) or May
General Elections – November
Special Elections – February or August

Eligibility

You must

  • be a registered Voter in Miami County
  • complete required training every 3 years for PEOs, every 2 years for Voting Location Managers.
  • must attend the appropriate training sessions if you are a new Elections Official or Judge.
  • enjoy working with people available for current election

Locations

You will also be asked if you would be willing to work in an area outside of your polling location.

We always need people who are willing to “float” to other precincts.

Compensation

Tuesday, Election Day, 6:00 a.m. to 8:00pm.

PEOs receive $150.00 per election + $15 for training.

The Voting Location Manager receives $175.00 per election, $20 for training, plus a mileage stipend for picking up the precinct supplies prior to election day and returning all voting material after the close of polls on election night.

For Further Information, Contact:

Board of Elections
Miami County Courthouse.
215 West Main Street
Troy, OH 45373
Phone Numbers: (937) 440-3900
Fax Number: (937) 440-3901