League of Women Voters

District of Columbia Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in the District of Columbia:

  • You must be registered to vote in the District of Columbia
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You must be a resident of the District for the 30 days prior to the election
  • You must complete required training
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • Students with residency in the District of Columbia who are 16 years or older may work if they are enrolled in a high school

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.

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