Voting in Stanislaus County precincts is conducted by qualified Poll Workers (Inspectors & Judges) who are appointed by the Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder / Registrar of Voters.
Poll Workers are responsible for conducting the voting in strict accordance with the voting laws of the State of California, and in doing so perform a very important service in preserving the democratic way of life in the land.
Polling Place Location
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An Poll Worker must:
- Be 18 years of age or older (unless participating in the Student Poll Worker Program)
- Be a resident of California
- Be a United States citizen registered to vote in California or a legal permanent resident otherwise eligible to register to vote
- Read and write English
- Work on Election Day from 6:00 A.M. until all duties are completed (approx. 10:00 P.M.)
- Attend a 2-3 hour mandatory training class prior to each election
- Have transportation
Duties: The duties of Poll Workers (Inspectors & Judges) include:
- Prepare, open and close the polling place location
- Locate voter names on the roster
- Issue to and receive from the voters, their official ballots
- Assist voters in any phase of the voting process
- Perform all required duties assigned by the Registrar of Voters or Precinct Inspector
The Inspector, in addition, must:
- Be in charge of a polling place and its Precinct Board on Election Day
- Assign duties to clerks on Election Day
- Accept and check election supplies and availability of polling place before Election Day
Payment: Poll Workers will be paid as follows:
- Inspector: $130
- Judge: $95
- Student: $95
If you meet the requirements and are interested in being an Poll Worker, fill out and send the electronic form to the Elections Office located at: 1021 "I" Street, Suite 101, Modesto, CA 95354.
Recruiting Bilingual Poll Workers
The Elections Office is recruiting bilingual Poll Workers. Volunteers 18 or older who are registered California voters are encouraged to become part of the election process by serving as Poll Workers on future elections. If you speak any of the following languages and are interested in volunteering for your community, then become a bilingual Poll Worker to assist voters with language needs on Election Day.
Disclaimer: The information contained in these pages was valid at the time of publication. The County Clerk / Recorder / Registrar of Voters reserves the right to modify, update, change or make improvements at any time, without notice, and assumes no liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions or discrepancies.