Become A Poll Worker

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  • Elections in Pennsylvania are made possible by thousands of regular citizens serving as poll workers across the Commonwealth. We all depend on responsible workers to run smooth elections. Get involved today!
  • 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 7:00 am, until after the polls close at 8:00 pm.
  • Counties train poll workers on their election day duties. There are also poll worker training videos on the Department of State website.
  • All poll workers are paid for their time on election day!