Registered Voters as of 04/16/2014 REP:235,414 DEM:366,162 Other:234,521 Total:836,097

What is a Poll Worker

Poll Workers are an important component of the elections process.  Poll Workers are the front-line representation of the Supervisor of Elections office.  Often, a voter may never see a SOE staff member, but will see Poll Workers at their polling location on Election Day. 

Palm Beach County Poll Workers are highly trained individuals who are active voters, serving their community and local government proudly.  Poll Workers interact well with the public and work well in stressful situations.  To become a Palm Beach County Poll Worker, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be a registered voter in Palm Beach County .
  • You must fill out a Poll Worker Application.
  • You must attend a Poll Worker Orientation Class.
  • Prior to each election, you must attend a minimum of 3 to 7 hours of Poll Worker training, depending on position.

Palm Beach County Poll Workers are paid positions. Poll Worker positions consist of:

·    Clerk ($265) *
In charge of all operations at the precinct and has added responsibilities prior to election day such as picking up supplies the day before an election and inspecting the polling place.

·  Inspectors ($185) * 
Processes and assists voters in casting their ballots

·    Precinct Deputy ($170) *
Maintains peace and good order on the outside of the polling location.

* Rate of pay includes Election Day pay, Poll Worker training pay and/or election night return.

Poll Worker Frequently Asked Questions

Fill Out a Poll Worker Application Form