Poll Worker Information

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Work at the Polls on
Election Day

Poll workers needed countywide:

  • Elgin
  • Nogales
  • Patagonia
  • Rio Rico
  • Sonoita
  • Tubac

Upcoming Election Dates:



  • 5:30 a.m. to approximately 8 p.m. on Election Day


  • Attend training class prior to Election Day.
  • Attend a Pre-Election Meeting prior to Election Day to prepare the vote center. 


  • Must be registered to vote in Santa Cruz County or be at least 16 years of age and a U.S. citizen


  • Assist voters as necessary.
  • Be a team player, be flexible, and have a positive attitude.
  • Check voter ID.
  • Issue the proper ballots to voters.
  • Know how to properly use the voting unit.
  • Serve all voters promptly and with sensitivity to voters with special needs.


  • $150 +
  • $50 for the training class

More Information

  • Contact the Santa Cruz County Elections Department at (520) 375-7808 or 520 375-7636 for more information.
  • Download a Poll Worker Flyer for an easy-to-print reference.
  • ¿Habla Español? Bilingual Board Workers Needed!