Why not consider becoming an Election Worker?
What is an Election Worker?
An Election Worker is a community-minded person just like you who wishes to be part of the election process. Election Workers ensure that the election process is administered fairly, efficiently, and according to Florida Statutes and Federal Laws. Being an Election Worker is a very important part of the election process and each worker must understand and follow the election laws.
What are Election Worker’s Responsibilities?
Election Workers must:
· be able to deal with the public in a courteous manner
· be able to speak, read, and write English
· have transportation
· be able to work at least 14 hours
· attend mandatory training sessions
· arrive at their assigned precinct by 6:00 AM on Election Day
· assist with opening and closing the polling location
· check photo ID’s of voters
· issue ballots to eligible voters
· provide assistance to voters if needed
· remain nonpartisan during working hours
· have email and Internet access
Election Workers must be able to lift 30 lbs. with assistance and be prepared to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
Who can be an Election Worker?
Any registered voter in Clay County may apply to be considered for a position. If interested, please fill out an application and email it to [email protected] Orientation classes begin August 31, 2021. For additional information, please call the Elections Office at (904) 269-6350.