Job Description & Pay Rates

Inspector (Person in Charge of the Polling Place)


Inspectors work under the guidance of the County Clerk.
Pay: $100

Duties


  • Attend a training class prior to each election. Attendance is mandatory by state law.
  • Inspect polling place prior to each election.
  • Arrange for entry to polling place by 6:15 a.m. election morning.
  • Check to see that all supplies have been received and that voting booths are set up by the Monday before the election. Precinct supplies are provided by the Elections Office. Booths are delivered and set up by community service organizations hired by the Elections Office.
  • Contact judges the day before the election to remind them to report by 6:15 a.m. election morning.
  • Assign tasks, arrange breaks, lunch and dinner times at the polling place using the following guidelines:
    • Majority of board members must be present at all times.
    • All board members shall be present at 8 p.m. when polls close and stay until closing procedures are completed.
  • Oversee the closing of the polls; account for voted and un-voted ballots. Deliver ballots and supplies to the Elections Office or Regional Check-in Center after polls close. By law, the Inspector and at least one Judge must accompany the ballots.

Judge


Judges work under the direction of the Precinct Board Inspector.
Pay: $80

Duties


  • Attend a training class prior to each election.
  • Arrive at the polling place no later than 6:15 a.m. election morning.
  • Perform tasks assigned by the Inspector.
  • Assist with closing the polls, accounting for voted and un-voted ballots, and prepare ballots and supplies for delivery to the Elections Office or Regional Check-in Center. One Judge must accompany Inspector when s/he delivers ballots.