A poll worker is a person who assists the
Board of Elections at the Polling Place on Election Day, by giving
Registered Voters their Ballot to exercise their right to vote. Each
Precinct must have two Democratic and two Republican Pollworkers. A
person not affiliated with any political party may serve in either a
Democratic or a Republican Pollworker position.
If you are interested in being a Poll Worker, please call the Board
of Elections to set up a time to sign up. You must come into our
office and sign up for payroll. You will need to bring your social
security card and your drivers license or Ohio identification card.
Pollworker Information from the Secretary of State or take the
online training guide.
Primary Elections - March (presidential years) or
General Elections - November
Special Elections - February or August
- be a registered Voter in Miami County
- complete required training every 3 years
for Precinct Judges, every 2 years for Presiding Judges.
- must attend the appropriate training
sessions if you are a new Elections Official or Judge.
- have voted in a Primary Election and
declared your politics. (either democrat or republican)
- enjoy working with people available for
You will also be asked if you would be willing to
work in an area outside of your polling location.
We always need people who are willing to "float" to other precincts.
Tuesday, Election Day, 6:00 a.m. to 8:00pm.
Precinct (regular) Judges receive $112.00 per election.
The Presiding (head) Judge receives $122.00 per election, plus a
mileage stipend for picking up the precinct supplies prior to
election day and returning all voting material after the close of
polls on election night.
All training sessions are paid a minimum of $15.00 per session.
For Further Information,
Board of Elections
Miami County Courthouse.
215 West Main Street
Troy, OH 45373
Phone Numbers: (937) 440-3900
Fax Number: (937) 440-3901