Frequently Asked Questions



Election Worker Information

Election Worker Application

Election Worker Positions & Pay

How long is the typical work day?

Election Workers typically start work at 6:00 a.m. and work 14 hours or more on Election Day.

Can I work at my own precinct?

The Elections' Office will try to assign you to work in your precinct; but will assign you to a polling location based on the needs of the county.

How can I cast my ballot?

Election Workers, as well as all voters, are encouraged to participate in the convenience of Voting by Mail or Voting Early.  If you are assigned to work in your precinct, you may cast your ballot on Election Day.

Can I go home for lunch or run an errand during the work day?

No.  All Election Workers are required to remain at their assigned location for the duration of the work day.  Election Workers are advised to bring necessary food, snacks and any medications they will need throughout the day to the Polling Location.

Do I have to reapply each year to be an Election Worker?

Once you have worked an election, you are an Active Election Worker, and do not need to reapply each year.  However, you will have to complete all required training and exams before an election.

How do I know if I have been appointed to work an election?

You will be notified by the Elections' Office regarding your Election Worker position, training schedule and assigned Polling Location.

Can family members work in the same Polling Location?

Yes.  However, family members cannot be assigned to management positions in the same polling location.

What type of training is required to be become an Election Worker?

Pursuant to Florida Statute (FS 102.014), Election Workers are required to complete specialized training based on their assigned position.

Do I have to take tests during training?

Yes.  All Election Workers are required to pass all exams and hands-on training.

Can I be an Election Worker in Nassau County if I live in another county?

No.  Only registered voters of Nassau County are eligible to work as Election Workers.

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