Interested in working the polls next election day? Here’s how to apply

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — Tuesday is National Poll Worker Recruitment Day, and local supervisors of elections are hoping to use the day to get more people to work the polls during the next election day.

In partnership with the U.S. Election Assistance Commission and the Help America Vote campaign, the Seminole County Supervisor of Elections Office, is seeking election workers for the Aug. 23, and Nov. 8 elections.


Officials said election workers in Seminole County are a “vital part” of the election process and can be paid between $120 and $175 a day, depending on the position.

To qualify for the positions, applicants must be registered Seminole County voters, be able to read and write English, and be able to sit and stand for long periods of time.

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You must also agree to attend a half-day training session, view an online training module, and work on Election Day (typically a 15-hour day beginning at 6 a.m.).

The supervisor of the elections office said they are especially interested in hiring bilingual, Spanish-speaking individuals.

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Click here to find out more information and to apply. For any questions related to election workers, please call 407-708-7749.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.