What is the time commitment?

There are two elections every year, Primary elections are always held on the third Tuesday in the month of May, except during a Presidential year, in which case the primary is held on the fourth Tuesday in April. General and Municipal elections are scheduled for the Tuesday following the first Monday in the month of November.

The Judge of Election and both inspectors are required to work full day shifts. A full day runs from about 6:00AM until about 9:30PM on Election Day. Clerks can choose to work full day or half day shifts.

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1. What are Pollworkers?
2. What do Pollworkers do?
3. How many people work at a precinct as pollworkers?
4. What is the time commitment?
5. What are the benefits to being a pollworker?
6. Are pollworkers paid?
7. Am I eligible?
8. How do I apply?
9. What happens if nobody runs as an election official or if an elected pollworker resigns?
10. How can I find out if my help is needed?
11. Do you provide training?
12. Are students allowed to help inside the polls?
13. Can a Committee person serve as an election official?