Who are our Poll Workers?
Our Poll workers are civic minded members of your community such as your friends, neighbors, former school teachers, retirees and veterans, all of whom are proud to serve our community as poll workers. We count on each one of our poll workers to make our voters glad they exercised their right and privilege to vote.
How do I qualify as a Poll Worker
- Be registered to vote in Washington County
- Be able to work at the precinct from 6:00 am until after the polls close at 7:00 pm (a minimum of 13 hours)
- Be able to move and assemble several 20 pound voting booths
- Be able to deal with the voting public in a courteous, patient and efficient manner
- Attend training prior to each election
What are my responsibilities as a Poll Worker?
- Attend required training sessions
- Arrive at assigned precinct by 6:00 am on Election Day (Be prepared to stay all day)
- Prepare the precinct for voting
- Set up all needed equipment
- Provide assistance to voters if needed
- Greet the voters, verify their signature and picture ID
- At the end of the day, close the precinct and prepare Election materials for delivery to the elections office
How much will I be paid?
Clerks: $200/day + training
Asst. Clerk: $175/day + training
Deputies: $150/day + training
Election Workers: $150/day + training
Special Note to Retirees:
Under Florida Retirement System, you must allow a full year's lapse prior to working as a Poll Worker.
Note From Your Supervisor of Elections:
Dear Registered Voter,
We sincerely appreciate your interest in serving as a Election Worker. Your interest in participating in the democratic process is to be commended!
As you may know, Election Day can sometimes be very hectic, but at its completion you can be prous of the part you played by serving as a Election Worker.
Please complete the Poll Worker Application below either online or print it out and return it to our office at your earliest convenience. The 2018 Election Cycle is soon to be underway and we may have some positions to fill.
Looking forward to working with you!
Carol F. Rudd
Supervisor of Elections
Click here to print out application
Click here to fill out online application
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