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SO YOU WANT TO BE AN ELECTION WORKER?
 
Elections could not happen without election workers.  They perform a most valuable community service by assisting voters at the polls on Election Day.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
·        Must be a resident of Saline County
·        Must be currently a registered voter
·        Must be a U.S. citizen
·        Must be able to work at least 14 consecutive hours on Election Day - You will be working the polls from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m or when released by the Supervising Judge.
·        Must attend the election worker training sessions before each election
·        High School and College Students are eligible (16 yrs of age and older)
 
DUTIES INCLUDE:
·        Attend schedules training sessions
·        Set up polling location ready for voters
·        Check in voters and obtain voter signatures in poll book
·        Operate voting machines
·        Issue ballots to eligible voters
·        Provide voting instructions to voters
·        Be continuously present at polls from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
 
TRAINING:
All election workers are required to attend training as schedules to be qualified to work.  Additional training may be provided when necessary.  Training is held during the three-week period before each election.  If you are assigned, you will be notified by mail for the Training and Election Day assignment.
 
COMPENSATION:
Election workers receive an average of $100 per election.  The Supervising Judge has additional duties and is compensated for additional mileage and time. 
 
APPLY:
To be considered as a member of the election board, you must complete the Expression of Interest Form (See Forms).  Mail the form to the Election Office or send it by FAX to (785)309-5826.