Conway

  • Town of Conway Massachusetts
  • 32 Main Street
  • 413-369-4235
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Elections


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Contact

Laurie Lucier
Conway Town Hall
5 Academy Hill Road
Conway, MA 01370

413-369-4235 ext. 4
clerk@conwayma.gov

Office Hours

  • Monday 2:00 – 5:00
  • Tuesday 8:30 – 4:30
  • Wednesday 2:00 – 5:00
  • Thursday 8:30 – 4:30
  • Friday 8:30 – 1:00
    Closed Fridays Memorial Day - Labor Day

What is an Election Worker?

An election worker is a community-minded person just like you who wishes to be part of the election process. Election workers perform a valuable community service by assisting fellow voters at the precinct polling sites on election day. Among their duties are ensuring voters are at the correct precinct, verifying voter registration, issuing ballots, giving voting procedure instructions, operating voting equipment, and maintaining an orderly flow at the polling place. They are a critical part of the election process and an important ingredient to ensure the conduct of elections is accurate and fair.

ELECTION WORKER POSITIONS:

WARDEN

The Warden is the chief election officer at the polling place. The Warden supervised the precinct clerk and inspectors; manages election procedures before the polls open, during the election, and through the tabulation of results; and maintains order. The Warden also serves as the MACHINE INSPECTOR (see below.)

PRECINCT CLERK

The Precinct Clerk records all facts relating to the election; completes the precinct report; notes any unusual activites; and assists the Warden

MACHINE INSPECTOR

The Machine Inspector is responsible for the election equipment and its proper operation during voting.

INSPECTORS

Inspectors are responsible for overseeing the voters list; manning the check-in and check-out tables; and assisting voters.

SUBSTITUTE

A substitute is a trained election worker who is available to fill in for someone who is unable to work on election day.

Becoming a Poll Worker

There is nothing more important to democracy than free and fair elections. By becoming a poll worker, you will help ensure that all registered voters are able to exercise their right to vote freely, without obstruction or influence.

As an Election Day poll worker, you will work with a team, and each team member will have their own important role. Together, you will help the Town of Conway have a successful and efficient Election Day.

ELECTION DAY POLL WORKER RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Help in the setup of the voting location on Election Day.
  • Prevent interference with the voting process and assists voters in accordance with the law.
  • Check voters in, hand out ballots, and direct voters to voting stations, check voters out.
  • Help voters who may have difficulties voting due to sight and physical limitations.
  • Oversee the completion of forms for challenged and provisional ballots.
  • Read and record the number of ballots cast before, during, and at the close of the polls.
  • Help with various assignments required to secure the closing of the polls.

If you are interested in becoming a poll worker contact the Town Clerk at (413) 369-4235 ext. 4 or clerk@conwayma.gov.

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