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Apply to be a Poll Worker

$300 stipend applies to poll workers in Union County on Election Day 2022, on Tuesday, June 7


become a poll workerUnion County, NJ – Union County residents interested in helping voters at polling locations on Election Day this year still have time to apply to become poll workers. Poll workers will earn $300 for the day, starting at 5:15 a.m. through the close of the polls at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, June 7.

Poll workers perform essential services on Election Day, by ensuring every eligible voter is afforded an opportunity to exercise their constitutional right to vote.

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

No experience is needed. New poll workers must attend a mandatory training session.

“Poll workers are the face of our democratic process and deserve to be properly compensated for their time and commitment,” said Nicole DiRado, Administrator of the Union County Election Board. “We are grateful for the support of both the legislature and the Governor for ensuring this increase is now law in New Jersey.”

To apply, complete the online application at the Board of Elections website at, or request an application form by mail by calling the Board of Elections at 908-527-4236 or emailing

For more information, follow the Poll Worker Resources link

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