ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County is seeking residents to serve as poll workers during the 2020 Presidential election cycle. All poll workers must attend a mandatory training session and will earn a $200 stipend for their services on Election Day. Poll workers perform essential services on Election Day, by ensuring every eligible voter is afforded an opportunity to exercise their constitutional right to vote.
Any Union County resident who is 18 years or older and registered to vote in Union County can apply to become a poll worker. No experience is needed. All new poll workers must attend a single-session training course. Returning poll workers take a refresher course every two years.
Persons interested in becoming a poll worker for the Primary Election on June 2 and the General Election on November 3 are advised to apply now by downloading an application at ucnj.org/Poll-Worker-Application-2020.pdf or requesting an application form by calling the Board of Elections at 908-527-4120. The application will then be sent by mail.
For more information, follow the Poll Worker Resources link at ucnj.org/ucboe.