Poll Volunteer Information

Qualifications

In order to be a poll worker, you must:

  • Be a registered voter
  • Be able to speak, read, and write English
  • Not appear on the current ballot or have a close relative appear on the current ballot
  • Not hold elective office at the time of service as a poll worker

Exceptions to the elective office provision include:

  • political party committee
  • township office
  • Board or commission member of a political subdivision or special district (unless an issue or candidate relevant to that entity is on the ballot where you are working)

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