BECOME A POLL WORKER
If you are available on Election Day… Come work with us!
When am I needed?
Usually every year for the primary in May (except when Presidential primary is in March), the general election in November (first Tuesday after the first Monday, and any special elections which can be held in February and August annually.
Hours: 5:30 a.m. until all precinct work is completed (approximately 8:00 p.m.)
Why am I needed?
Wyandot County employs more than 184 poll workers to conduct an election. We need your help to make this possible. Each precinct needs four(4) workers. One poll worker from the dominant party of that precinct is trained as the “Presiding Judge”. The remaining three poll workers are titled “Judges”.
How may I qualify?
- A registered voter in Wyandot County.
- Voted as a Democrat or Republican at a primary election, or willing to represent one of these parties.
- Enjoy working with the public.
- Complete application with the Wyandot County Board of Elections.
- Have transportation to and from the polls.
What do I have to do?
- Report for work at 5:30 a.m. on Election Day
- Set up voting equipment
- Process voters
- Demonstrate voting procedures to voters
- Certify work done at precinct
- Attend training sessions
What training is needed?
- Attend an instruction class.
- Sessions are usually held in October and April.
Where will I work?
When possible, in you own precinct, however you may be needed in a precinct other than you own.
How much will I be paid?
- Presiding Judge: $111.50
- Judge: $101.50
- Training: $5.00