League of Women Voters

Kentucky Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in Kentucky:

  • You must be registered to vote in Kentucky
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • Political affiliation generally required. You cannot change your part affiliation for one year prior to your appointment as precinct officer.
  • You must be a resident of the precinct
  • You must complete required training
  • Each precinct allows one minor who is 17 years old to work. All minors who will turn 18 on the day or before the election may serve as an election officer
  • You cannot be a candidate during that election year or be related to a candidate in the precinct

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.


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