It takes a large team to ensure that an election runs smoothly. From helping residents register to vote, to assisting on Election Day, volunteers play an important part in the process.
To learn more about volunteering for the Lake County Supervisor of Elections, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-343-9734.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How much money can we earn?
A. Potential earnings can vary and are only limited by the number of precincts you are willing to adopt. Salaries are based on the role the worker serves and are reviewed each election cycle. The 2018 election cycle rates will be posted here on our website.
Q. Why would we want to do this?
A. In addition to serving your community and earning funds, a sign will be placed at your polling location that reads, "This polling place is staffed today by: (your organization name)." Your organization will also be featured on our website and in our newsletter.
It is a great team building opportunity for your organization.
Q. Who is eligible to work the polls?
A. You must be a registered Lake County voter. Other eligibility requirements must also be met to participate in the program.
Q. Will there be training for election workers?
A. All workers must complete required training, both online and in classroom settings. The amount of required training varies and is based on the role served at the polls. Morning, evening, and weekend training classes are offered prior to each election.
Q. What will be expected on Election Day?
A. All election workers must be present and ready to work at 6:00 a.m. on Election Day. The time they leave varies by election, usually about an hour or so after the polls close. Election Day can be a very long day. Workers will need to wear comfortable, neat attire.