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Become a Poll Worker Today

It’s never too early to help democracy! By signing up to be a poll worker, you can ensure that all voters—including voters with disabilities, voters who need language assistance, and voters who want to cast their ballot in person—have a positive experience at the polls. Sign up today!

You can make sure we have safe, fair, and efficient elections for all. Become a poll worker today!

In order to be a poll worker in Ohio, you must:

  • Be registered to vote in the county in which you plan to work
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a resident of the county and state for the 30 days prior to the election
  • Complete required training
  • Not have been convicted of a felony
  • Cannot be running as a candidate for the election in which you are working
  • Students 17 years old must be a country resident and enrolled in senior year of high school to be appointed

You will be entitled to compensation

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.