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Become a Poll Worker

Poll Worker Resources

The Committee of Seventy has partnered with the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania and experienced poll workers to offer information and resources for individuals seeking to staff polling places on Election Day. C70 and the LWVPA also offer supplementary information sessions with a former county election director for anyone looking for a more detailed overview of working the polls.

2024 Poll Worker Information Sessions

Poll Worker 101:

This information session will build on the required trainings provided by Pennsylvania counties, covering the basics of working the polls in Pennsylvania and giving  additional details on important procedures. It is perfect for a first-time poll worker or experienced poll worker who wants to brush up on their knowledge.

Friday, March 1, 2024, 9:00 AM 

Monday, March 4, 2024, 12:00 PM

Thursday, March 7, 2024, 9:00 AM

 Monday, March 11, 2024, 12:00 PM

 Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 6:00 PM

 Friday, March 15, 2024, 12:00 PM

 Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 9:00 AM

 Thursday, March 21, 2024, 12:00 PM

 Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 9:00 AM

 Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 12:00 PM

 Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 9:00 AM

 Monday, April 8, 2024, 9:00 AM

 Wednesday, April 10, 2024, 12:00 PM

 Friday, April 19, 2024, 9:00 AM

Poll Worker Q&A:

As a poll worker, you receive comprehensive training to keep the voting process running smoothly and make sure it is easy to vote.  But you may still have questions leading up to Election Day, and that’s okay! We will hold several Q&A sessions to answer any lingering questions you may have about being a poll worker in Pennsylvania.

Friday, April 12, 2024, 6:00 PM

Thursday, April 18, 2024, 6:00 PM

Monday, April 22, 2024, 12:00 PM

Monday, April 22, 2024, 6:00 PM

Poll Watcher Information Session:

Learn more about what you can (and cannot) do as a poll watcher. In addition to those considering becoming poll watchers, this session is also open to poll workers, so they can learn about the people who might be working alongside them on Election Day.

Monday, March 25, 2024, 6:00 PM

Friday, April 5, 2024, 6:00 PM

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 12:00 PM

E-Poll Book Information Session:

Philadelphia recently implemented using an electronic poll book system to check voters in on election day. Learn more about what to expect with this change as a poll worker in a supplemental session on Philadelphia’s electronic poll books. These E-Poll books will be used in Philadelphia during the April 2024 Primary Election.

Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 6:00 PM

Thursday, March 14, 2024, 9:00 AM

Monday, March 18, 2024, 6:00 PM

Thursday, April 4, 2024, 12:00 PM

Monday, April 15, 2024, 9:00 AM

Check out the scheduled sessions and sign up on Ticketleap here!

Note: These sessions are not official trainings from a County Board of Elections, and participants are not compensated for their attendance. If you are selected to be a poll worker, you will still need to attend a training from your local Board of Elections.