Board of Elections Seeks Civic Minded People

The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections is seeking civic-minded people to serve as poll workers during the November 6th General Presidential Election.

Poll worker applications are available at municipal buildings and in all public libraries throughout the County.  The Board of Elections is looking for the best, most reliable Election Day workforce as possible to help administer a fair, transparent and smooth election day.

Poll workers earn $172.10 for their service, which includes; successfully completing a poll worker training class, attending a meeting the night before the election, and working Election Day from 5:30 a.m. until about 8:00 p.m.

Poll workers must be at least 17 years of age and registered to vote in Cuyahoga County.  State law does not allow convicted felons to serve as poll workers.

Bilingual and Republican poll workers are always in demand.  Each of the county’s 1,063 precincts requires two Democrat and two Republican poll workers to ensure political balance during the voting process.

For an application and/or poll worker job description, contact CABOR’s Government Affairs Director at  (216) 901-0130 or by email ( Applicants may also apply on-line at or call the Board of Elections Poll Worker Department at 216-443-3277.



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