What do election officials do?

Election officials have several duties including:

  • Activate electronic voting machines
  • Assist in tallying absentee and provisional ballots
  • Close polls and prepare returns of votes cast
  • Complete required paperwork
  • Ready the polling place
  • Sign in voters

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1. How can I become an election official?
2. What do election officials do?
3. Who is eligible to be an election official?
4. What is the time commitment?
5. Are election officials paid?
6. What kind of training will I receive?
7. What if I have other questions about being an election official?