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Poll workers are needed for Election Day.
Regular poll workers can earn $75 to $100 per day; more experienced poll workers can make $110 to $125 per day. A full-day commitment is required from 5:30 a.m. to about 8 p.m. on Election Day.
Poll worker responsibilities include the following:
- Attend the required training class
- Know how to use the voting equipment and assist voters as necessary on Election Day
- Check voter identification and issue voters “regular” and “provisional” ballots
- Be a team player, be flexible and have a positive attitude
- Serve all voters promptly and with sensitivity to voters with special needs
Poll workers must be:
- At least 16 years old and a U.S. citizen
- A registered Arizona voter (Note: There is an exception for the student poll worker program)
- Available to work from 5:30 a.m. to about 8 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 2
Poll worker training varies by county. For regular poll workers, a single training session of less than two hours is all that is required. Training sessions in Maricopa County are available through Saturday, Oct. 30.
To become a poll worker, contact your local county Election’s Office or visit azsos.gov/election/pollworker/default.htm .