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Poll Workers

Prevent a shortage of poll workers and closed poll sites by become a paid Poll Worker for the 2020 Election. Typically, older Americans volunteer as Poll Workers. However, this year, because of COVID-19, older Americans are being asked not to volunteer as Poll Workers to protect their health. 

Now is the time for younger Americans to step-up and become Poll Works to ensure we have fully staffed poll sites. 

  • Apply to become a Poll Worker.
  • Complete mandatory two-day training.
  • One day of super poll set-up.
  • Up to four days of serving voters at a super poll site: Saturday, October 31 to Tuesday, November 3.
    • Eight-hour days Saturday, Sunday and Monday before the Election, and 5:30am to 10pm on Election Day.
  • Additionally, one day of closing the polls may be required.
  • Receive an hourly wage based on position (Precinct Inspector $17.61) (Technical Inspector $14.25).

Learn more about the qualifications and duties of a Poll Worker on the San Diego Registrar of Voters Poll Worker page.