Poll workers sought for June 5 Primary Election

The Orange County Registrar of Voters is seeking hundreds of poll workers throughout Orange County to serve as inspectors and clerks on Election Day June 5. Folks who are registered to vote in California are eligible to volunteer in Orange County.

The Polling Place Inspector has the responsibility of overseeing the Election Day operations at an assigned polling place. This includes managing and working with poll workers assigned to the polling place, coordinating site access, picking up supplies, setting up equipment, assisting and processing voters, completing the closing procedures and transporting the results and supplies to a collection center that night. The stipend for serving as a Polling Place Inspector is $160. A training course is required and offered throughout Orange County.

The Polling Place Clerk helps the inspector in the polling place operations. This includes setting up equipment and supplies, assisting and processing voters and closing procedures. Individuals are needed who are bilingual in Chinese, Korean, Spanish or Vietnamese, which is required under federal law. The stipend for service as a Polling Place Clerk is $120. A training course is required and offered throughout Orange County. Some training will take place at Aliso Viejo City Hall.

If you’re interested in volunteering, call 714-954-1901 or visit ocvote.com/volunteer.

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