Poll Volunteer Information

Poll Worker applications are handled by each county in Arkansas. Please refer to your County Clerk using the Poll Worker link above.

Qualifications of Poll Workers A poll worker must:

  • Be a qualified elector of the state who is able to read and write the English language;
  • Be a resident of the precinct served by the polling place at the time of appointment, unless otherwise determined by the county election commission;
  • Attend local poll worker training conducted by a State Board certified trainer.

A poll worker must not:

  • Have been found or pled guilty or nolo contendere to the violation of an election law of this state;
  • Be a paid employee of a political party;
  • Be a paid employee of a candidate for office on the county’s ballot;
  • Be a candidate for an office to be filled at an election while serving as a poll worker; and
  • Be married to or related within the second degree of consanguinity to a candidate running for office in the election, if an objection is made to the county board of election commissioners.
  • Be married to or related within the second degree of consanguinity to a candidate running for office in the election, if an objection is made to the county board of election commissioners.
  • Be the County Political Party Chairman or Party Secretary, or be married to a CBEC member or the County Political Party Chairman, if an objection is made to the county board of election commissioners.

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