Become a Poll Worker
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Become a Poll Worker

Poll Worker Resources

The Committee of Seventy has partnered with the League of Women Voters and experienced poll workers to offer information and resources for individuals seeking to staff polling places on Election Day. The Pennsylvania Poll Worker Project features supplemental informational sessions for poll workers across Pennsylvania. 

Upcoming poll worker information sessions:

So You Want to be a Poll Worker information session - This session covers the basics of working the polls in Pennsylvania. It is perfect for a first-time poll worker or an experienced poll worker who wants to brush up on their knowledge. Sign up here!

Poll Worker Procedures information session - This session covers the various situations which you may encounter as a poll worker on Election Day. Topics include provisional ballots, spoiled ballots and the role of poll watchers. Sign up here!

Poll Watcher information session - This session covers the role of poll watchers, who are appointed by a candidate or party to observe the election process. Sign up here!

Poll Worker Q & A - We are happy to answer any lingering questions you may have about being a poll worker in Pennsylvania! Sign up for a Q&A session here!

E-Poll Book Training: Join the Committee of Seventy and the LWVPA for a supplemental training on electronic poll books! Sign up 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 training course from your local Board of Elections.