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Election Workers are civic-minded registered voters who are paid to work at Election Day polling places and Early Voting sites and are trained in voting procedures, equipment operation and customer service. 

To become a Marion County Election Worker, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Apply to become a Election Worker.
  • Be a citizen of the United States and a registered voter in Marion County.
  • Able to speak, read and write the English language.
  • Attend all required orientation and training classes.
  • Pass the competency exams and be accepted as a Election Worker.
  • Have transportation to and from your assigned working location.
  • Be available to work from 6:00 AM and work a 14-hour work day.
  • Meet the physical requirements (standing, bending, stooping, lifting 40 lbs, normal vision and manual/physical dexterity).

Apply to Become an Election Worker

Marion County Election Worker Positions:

Clerk

The Clerk is the manager of an Early Voting site or Election Day polling place.  Typical duties include addressing voter registration and voting issues, completing Election Day forms and paperwork, and returning required items to the Election Center on Election Night.

Assistant-Clerk

The Assistant-Clerk works at the direction of the Clerk to perform the duties required to manage a polling place.

Tab Inspector

The Tab inspector is responsible for the setup up and operation of voting machines and performs open and close of polls procedures. 

EViD Operator

The EViD Operator is responsible for processing eligible voters via the electronic voter identification device (EViD) and issuing ballots.

Poll Deputy

The Deputy is responsible for deployment of polling place signage and maintains good order at the polls.

Early Voting

Election Workers assigned to work at an Early Voting site perform similar duties as on Election Day, except for the duration of the Early Voting time frame. 

Field Technician

Field Technicians provide technical support to polling places on Election Day. 

Contact the Election Worker Department

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