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Richmond to hire 200 election workers


The Richmond Office of the General Registrar is hiring 200 Election Officers for the upcoming election on Nov. 7.

The pay for Election Officers starts at $130.

Duties on Election Day include:

  • Arranging a voting location (polling place)
  • Greeting and helping manage the flow of voters
  • Setting up voting equipment and preparing voting location/polling place for voting
  • Helping determine if voters are qualified to vote and process them in the voter poll book
  • Admit voters to voting machines
  • Tallying results
  • Packing up supplies
  • Reporting to voting location/polling place (the time can vary, but never later than 5:15 a.m.) and staying until done (this can sometimes be as late as 9:00/10:00 p.m.)

Election Officers must complete a basic training class in September and October. The pay will be $15 for taking the class.

Applicants can apply at the Richmond Office of the General Registrar, located in Richmond City Hall, 900 East Broad St., Room 105. 

Applicants can also apply online.

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