Poll workers needed for statewide general election

The Ventura County Elections Division seeks volunteers to staff and manage 361 polling places throughout the county for the upcoming November 6, 2018 Statewide General Election. Clerk-Recorder, Registrar of Voters Mark Lunn stated, “Being a poll worker is a great opportunity to meet new people while serving our community and the democratic process.”


• Must be 18 years of age or older (unless participating in the Student Poll Worker Program)

• Must be able to read and speak English
• Must be able to work from 6:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Election Day
• Must be a U.S. citizen, registered to vote in California or a Legal Permanent Resident
• Must complete training

• Bilingual Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese, and Vietnamese speaking poll workers are especially needed


• Set up and administer a designated Polling Place
• Direct voters to sign in and verify addresses
• Assist voters to operate the electronic voting machine
• Answer voters’ procedural questions
• Close polls at the end of the Election Day


• A stipend of $20 to complete required training
• A stipend of $90 to serve as a Clerk
• A stipend of $125 to serve as an Inspector

Interested individuals are encouraged to apply online at http://venturavote.org on the poll workers menu. For additional information regarding becoming a poll worker or to request a paper application, contact the Ventura County Elections Division at (805) 654-2784. You may also apply in person at the Elections Division located in the Hall of Administration, Lower Plaza, 800 S. Victoria Ave.

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