Become an Election Worker
Be an Election Worker! Election workers are essential to ensuring that elections are a success. With each election, millions of Americans dedicate themselves to sustaining the backbone of democracy – our election process. EAC encourages those interested in becoming election workers at the polls on election day to learn more about what is required and how to sign up to work with your local election official.
Poll Workers – New Jersey citizens needed!
The Division of Elections, within the New Jersey Department of State, is seeking New Jersey citizens to assist by serving as poll workers. Training is required and will be provided. If you are interested, please fill out the application below and return it to your county’s Board of Elections.
Citizens of all ages, including college and high school students, are encouraged to apply. Please do your part to assist your community in ensuring that Election Day in New Jersey is conducted with great competence and responsiveness to the public.
Office of the County Clerk is one if not the most important local office in your state, you need to understand, use and control.
The County Clerk’s Office is responsible for:
•Accepting nominating petitions for county offices, independent candidates, and candidates for Board of Education running in November.
•Drawing the ballot positions.
•Designing and preparing the election ballot, the Mail-in, Emergency, Provisional, Sample and Machine Ballots and the preparation of same for the printer.
•Inputing all information required to program voting machines with candidate’s names, offices, titles, slogans and public questions in school, primary and general elections.
• After the polls close on Election Night, the County Clerk tabulates voting results and certifies the election to the New Jersey Division of Elections.