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Maine Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in Maine:

  • You must be registered to vote in Maine
  • You must be at least 18 years of age; except students 17 or older may work at the polls as student election clerks for specific elections
  • You must attend training at least once every two years
  • You might be entitled to compensation, depeding on the jurisdiction

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.

 

Maryland Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in Maryland:

  • You must be registered to vote in Maryland
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • Political affiliation preferred
  • You must be a resident of the county
  • You must complete required training
  • Students 17 years old who meet all other voting requirements may be appointed

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.

Iowa Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in Iowa:

  • You must be registered to vote in Iowa
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • Political affiliation required
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • Must be a resident of the county
  • You must complete required training
  • High school junior and senior students may work if they meet certain statutory requirements

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.

Indiana Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in Indiana:

  • You must be registered to vote in Indiana
  • You must be at least 18 years of age (or 16/17 if participating in Election Day Live)
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • You must be a resident of the precinct for the 30 days prior to the election
  • You must complete required training

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.

Idaho Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in Idaho:

  • Political affiliation preferred
  • It is recommended that you are a resident of the election district for the 30 days prior to the election
  • You must complete required training
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • Students with citizenship who are 17 years old may work

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.

Hawaii Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in Hawaii:

  • You must be qualified to register to vote in Hawaii
  • You must be at least 16 years old by June 30th of the election year
  • Party affiliation generally required
  • You must be a resident of the precinct
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • New poll workers must complete required training

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.

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