Arizona Secretary of State - Ken Bennett


 
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As you know, the 2012 elections are coming up and Arizona voters will go out in full force this fall and vote. Arizona has more than 2,200 polling locations. To function properly, each location needs approximately seven poll workers. That adds up to more than 14,000 poll workers needed. Poll workers are paid for their time.

Who is qualified to be a poll worker?

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must attend required training
  • Must be available for either Primary Election, August 28 and/or General Election, November 6
  • Must be a Registered Voter (unless participating in student program)

The responsibilities of a poll worker are:

  • Assisting in setting up and taking down the polling location
  • Providing direct help to voters as necessary
  • Knowing how to properly use the voting unit
  • Checking voter ID
  • Issuing voters the proper ballot
  • Serving all voters promptly and with specific sensitivity to voters with special needs.

Learn more, call our office at 1-877-THE VOTE for more information or sign up HERE.

 

 

 

 

Poll Workers Responsibilities

poll workers assist voters

Attend the required training classes  

Assist voters as necessary  

Know how to properly use the voting unit  

Check voter identification  

Issue voters “regular” or “provisional” ballots  

Be a team player, be flexible and have a positive attitude  

Serve all voters promptly and with sensitivity to voters
with special needs