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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:
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.)
The Precinct Clerk records all facts relating to the election; completes the precinct report; notes any unusual activites; and assists the Warden
The Machine Inspector is responsible for the election equipment and its proper operation during voting.
Inspectors are responsible for overseeing the voters list; manning the check-in and check-out tables; and assisting voters.
A substitute is a trained election worker who is available to fill in for someone who is unable to work on election day.