Become a Poll Worker

Poll Workers Wanted!

If you are interested, read through the Poll Worker Informational pamphlet (PDF) and/or fill out a Poll Worker Application Form (PDF).

Becoming A Poll Worker

Poll Workers help the Community exercise their right to vote!

Although done on a volunteer basis, a Poll Worker is a hired, paid

position. The standard pay rate for an Election Day is $300, although

compensation may vary depending on the hours of the election and an

additional stipend is available for workers who pick up and drop off

materials before and after polling hours. There are major elections in

June and November each year. Reliable Poll Workers are essential to the

election process!


Eligibility

  • Poll workers must be able to work from approximately 5:15am to 8:30pm (a one-hour break for meals is included) and must have transportation to and from their assigned polling location.
  • Must be a registered voter in Hunterdon County.
  • Must attend a mandatory training class. Attending training certifies you to work for two calendar years.
  • Must be able to read and write the English language.


Duties

  • Set up voting machine, poll books, and other materials.
  • Check-in voters and verify their signature.
  • If necessary, assist voters in casting their ballot.
  • Close polls at the end of the day.


How to Apply

  • Submit a completed Poll Worker Application to our Poll Worker Coordinator.


Coordinator.

Email: lskripko@co.hunterdon.nj.us Fax: 908-806-4686

Mail to: Board of Elections - P.O. Box 2900, Flemington NJ 08822

Must attend a mandatory training class. Attending training certifies youto work for two calendar years.


Training Classes for the Primary 2023 Election


Training Dates: 

  Assigned by Poll worker Coordinator

Location:

     314 State Route 12, Bldg. #1, 
     Flemington, NJ 08822 MAP
Classes are approximately 2 hours long. 

Salary: 

 The Standard Pay rate for an Election day is $300.

You must be a registered voter and you must be able to read and write the English language.

Please contact the Hunterdon County Board of Elections via email or call 908-788-1190 for additional information and to register for a class.

Training Manual

Read through the Hunterdon County Board Worker Training Manual (PDF) (last updated September, 2022).

Online Poll Worker Training


Online Poll Worker Training 

Polling Places

View locations of Hunterdon's Current District Polling Places.