Press Release

For Immediate Release: January 17, 2020

Poll Worker Positions Available in Union County

The Union County Board of Elections is seeking poll workers for the 2020 Presidential Elections.   

“Serving as a Union County Poll Worker is a great way to get involved in this exciting Presidential year while exercising your civic responsibility by serving your community on Election Day,” said Nicole DiRado, Administrator of the Union County Board of Elections.

The Primary Election is June 2, 2020 and the General Election is November 3, 2020.

Poll workers receive a stipend of $200.00 for the day.

Poll workers are stationed at each polling place in Union County on Election Day. They are trained to answer questions that voters may have about the voting process, and to ensure everyone who is eligible to vote is afforded the opportunity to do so.

Any Union County resident who is 18 years or older, and registered to vote in Union County, can qualify to become a poll worker.

No experience is needed. New poll workers are required to attend a single-session training course. Returning poll workers take a refresher course every two years.

Persons interested in becoming a poll worker are advised to apply now in order to reserve a spot.

Copies of the Poll Worker application form are available online for download at the Board of Elections website, ucnj.org/Poll-Worker-Application-2020.pdf. To request an application form by mail, call the Board of Elections at 908-527-4120.

For more information, follow the Poll Worker Resources link at ucnj.org/ucboe.

For all Union County Board of Elections information visit online at ucnj.org/ucboe.

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