League of Women Voters

Louisiana Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in Louisiana:

  • You must be registered to vote in Louisiana
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • Political affiliation required
  • You must be a resident of election precinct
  • You must complete required training
  • Students who are at least 17 years of age who are otherwise a qualified voter may work if they are registered as a high school senior
  • College students may choose to register to vote in either the state they are attending school or the place they reside when they are not in school

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.


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