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Poll Worker Application

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  2. 2022 Election Poll Worker Application

    Thank you for your interest in becoming an Election Poll Worker. We utilize an online application process. Please complete the form in its entirety and submit the form online. Election workers must be eligible voters in Santa Cruz County and be of 18 years of age no later than election day for the current election. High school students interested in being considered as a Student Clerk may also apply.  Successful applicants may earn up to $150 per election depending upon assignments and training.

  3. Are registered to vote?*
  4. Are you over 18 years old?*
  5. Are you willing to travel?
  6. Languages spoken in addition to English:*
  7. Assignment Preferences: Check all that apply. *
    1. Note

      Election Day is a long day, starting at 5:00 a.m. and ending after all work is complete, typically 9:00 p.m. Poll workers cannot leave their Vote Center until the election is closed that night.

      There will be a mandatory training class prior to each election.

    2. Have you served as an Election Poll Worker in past elections in Santa Cruz County or another state?
    3. if yes, which position(s) do you have experience in? Check all that apply.
    4. Are you willing to be an Alternate (On Call)? Alternates can be assigned at any election site as needed, sometimes at the last minutes.
    5. Notice to Applicant - Please read before you click submit.
      • The Santa Cruz County Elections Department can dismiss an individual for failure to attend training, misbehavior, poor customer service, neglect of duty, or insubordination, etc.
      • Applicants agrees to remain an eligible voter and must inform the Elections Department in writing if they change Party affiliation.
      • Applicants must attend in-person mandatory training, and work as assigned to receive a training stipend.
      • Communication to applicants is by email and you must have a valid email account and be able to regularly check and respond to emails from the Elections Department. 
      • Workers are paid via check mailed to their address after an election.
      • By submitting this application, you agree to have read, understand, and accept the Notice to Applicant, Qualifications, Terms and Conditions associated with the position and wish to apply as an Election Poll Worker for the upcoming election cycle. Applicant affirms that if hired as a Poll Worker, will perform the duties according to all laws and the best of their ability.

      Thank you for your application! 

      You will receive an email regarding your application. We appreciate your interest in serving your community in Santa Cruz County, Arizona on Election Day.

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