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Stanislaus County
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Voting in Stanislaus County precincts is conducted by qualified poll workers (inspectors and judges) who are appointed by the Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters.

Poll workers are responsible for conducting the voting in strict accordance with the voting laws of the State of California, and in doing so perform a very important service in preserving the democratic way of life in the land.

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A poll worker must:

  1. Be a United States Citizen
  2. Be a California Citizen
  3. Be at least 18 years of age (or a high school senior at least 16 years of age and in good academic standing and a part of the student poll worker program)
  4. Be a registered voter in California
  5. Read and write English
  6. Work on Election Day from 6:00 a.m. until all duties are completed (approximately 10:00 p.m.)
  7. Attend a 3-4 hour mandatory training class, per election
  8. Have transportation

Duties: The duties of poll workers (inspectors & judges) include:

  1. Prepare, open and close the polling place location
  2. Locate voter names on the roster
  3. Issue to and receive from the voters their official ballots
  4. Assist voters in any phase of the voting process
  5. Perform all required duties assigned by the Registrar of Voters or precinct inspector

The inspector, in addition, must:

  1. Be in charge of a polling place and its precinct board on Election Day
  2. Assign duties to clerks on Election Day
  3. Accept and check election supplies and availability of polling place before Election Day

Payment: Poll workers will be paid as follows:

  1. Inspector: $130
  2. Judge: $95
  3. Student: $95

If you meet the requirements and are interested in being a poll worker, fill out and send the electronic form to the Elections Office located at: 1021 "I" Street, Suite 101, Modesto, CA 95354.


Poll workers must attend a 3-4 hour training class. They will receive the date, time and location of their training class about one month in advance.

See the entire training schedule for the next election

Disclaimer: The information contained in these pages was valid at the time of publication. The County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters reserves the right to modify, update, change or make improvements at any time, without notice, and assumes no liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions or discrepancies.

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