Become A Poll Worker

2020 General Election: Tuesday, November 3


October 17 - Thank You for Your Interest. We have been overwhelmed by the citizens of York County who have expressed an interest in working the polls. If you have not heard from a judge of election in your precinct, most likely his/her team is set. We appreciate your support of York County Elections.


ReadyToVote PollWorker

Poll Worker Fact Sheet  |  Application Form 

  • In general, you must be registered to vote in the county where you wish to work. 
  • Exceptions exist for 17-year-old high school students, who must meet additional requirements. High school students should contact their county election office for more information. 
  • Poll workers generally work for the entire day on election day, from before the time the polls open at 7 a.m., until after the polls close at 8 p.m. 
  • Counties train poll workers on their election day duties. There are also poll worker training videos on the Department of State website.
  • We are getting ready for the fall 2020 general election by conducting training sessions for new poll workers beginning on August 18. Call the office at 717-771-9604 for more information.



Poll Workers Needed All poll workers are paid for their time on election day!