Become an Election Board Worker

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Election Board Worker Application
Election Board Worker Brochure

Help Our Community Vote on Election Day


Coconino County needs over 400 Election Board Workers to work at the polls during county-wide elections. 

Join the team of dependable and proud individuals who help ensure this basic right - to vote in fair and free elections.

Apply online and become an Election Board Worker!

What You Would Do 

As an Election Board Worker, you would:
  • Open and close the polls
  • Set up voting equipment
  • Register and sign-in voters
  • Issue ballots
  • Record and certify vote totals

Election Board Worker Roles: 

There are many jobs on Election Day: 
  • Inspector:  In charge of the polling location
  • Ballot Judge: Issues Voters their ballot
  • Provisional Clerk: Assists Voters with voting a Provisional or Conditional ballot. 
  • Marshal: Keeps order at the polling place.

To Be an Election Board Worker


You must:
  • Attend a one-hour pre-election meeting on the Monday prior to Election Day
  • Attend a three-hour training class prior to the election
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a registered voter (unless participating in student program)
  • Read, write, and speak English
We are especially in need of Spanish and Navajo bilingual persons to work at the polls and translate those who may hot speak English. 

Additional Notes


On Election Day, Election Board Workers must remain at the polling place the entire day. The hours are 5:30 AM to 8:00 PM. Election Board Workers are paid $150 for the election day, $30 for attending the three-hour training session, and $35 for the Monday night one hour pre setup meeting.