Become an Election Board Worker

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Election Board Worker Application
Election Board Worker Brochure

Help Your Neighbors Vote on Election Day

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

Kelly EBW

Join our 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!

Carolyn EBW

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

Kathy EBW II

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.

Tammy EBW

To Be an Election Board Worker

You must:

  • Attend a two-hour training class in person (new workers) or online (returning workers) 
  • Attend a one-hour pre-election meeting on the Monday prior to Election Day
  • 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 for those who may not speak English. 

Pamela EBW

Additional Notes

On Election Day, Election Board Workers must remain at the polling place the entire day. The hours are 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Election Board Workers are compensated $150 for election day, $30 for attending the two-hour training session, and $35 for the Monday night one-hour pre setup meeting, $215 total plus mileage.