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Cobb Elections Seeks Poll Workers for May

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April 11, 2022

Cobb Elections seeks workers for the May primary election

Cobb Elections is looking for workers to man the polls during the May primary elections.  Elections provide pay during training and the opportunity for residents to serve their community.  

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • A Judicious, Intelligent, and Upright citizen of the United States of America
  • At least 16 years of age
  • Can read, write, speak and understand the English language
  • A resident of Cobb County, employed by Cobb County or a resident of a neighboring county*
      • *A Poll Worker Employment Waiver must be completed and approved by the residing county, if you are a resident of the following counties Bartow, Cherokee, Douglas, Fulton & Paulding. (O.C.G.A. § 21-2-92(a)(2) )
  • No prior felony convictions for at least 10 years
  • Attend Mandatory Training
  • Reliable Transportation to and from training and election day
  • Not a candidate for office or an immediate relative of a candidate for office in the assigned poll
  • Not hold a public office
  • Ability to perform duties and functions of a poll worker
  • Able to satisfy I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Requirements** 
    • **As of 2022 an I-9 form must be completed and verified prior to working each election.  

Election Dates

  • Election Training – Prior to Election 
  • Election Set Up – the day before the election – Time dependent on polling location
  • Election Day – 05/03/22(HD 45 Special Election Runoff) & 05/24/22 (General Primary/Special Election) – arrival time 6 AM to approximately 9:30 PM

Election Pay

Training: $40
Set-Up Day: $25
Election Day: 150
Serving your community: Priceless 

Additional Information about being an Election Day Poll Worker