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Poll Workers

To become a Miami-Dade County poll worker, you must be a registered Miami-Dade voter, attend training class and have good communication skills.

At this time, all poll worker positions are filled for the 2014 elections. However, new poll workers are always welcome.

Sign up online, or complete the Poll Worker application  (replace with form when it's ready) and mail or fax it to:

Miami-Dade Supervisor of Elections
Attn: Poll Worker Section
2700 NW 87th Avenue
Miami, FL 33172
Fax: 305-499-8355

For more information, call 305-499-VOTE or send email


All poll workers are required to be trained prior to elections. The training is usually held a month prior to Election Day. Any poll worker not trained before an election is not eligible to work.

You must be a registered voter in Miami-Dade County and able to read and write English.

There are more than 5,000 poll workers in Miami-Dade County who are appointed by the Supervisor of Elections to ensure the conduct of fair and accurate elections.

Election Day Training Video for Poll Workers


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On Election Day

The Elections Department tries to schedule all poll workers to work in their home precinct if possible. If your home precinct is full, you will be assigned to work in another nearby precinct.

Poll Workers working outside of their home precinct should request an Absentee Ballot and return the voted Absentee Ballot to our office before Election Day.

All poll workers must be at their assigned polling place at 5:30 a.m. on election morning. Polls are officially open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The day ends for Inspectors and the Deputy when all ballots have been accounted for and all materials have been packed away.

Poll workers are not permitted to leave their assigned polling place on Election Day, and are urged to vote during Early Voting or via Absentee Ballot.

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Poll workers are paid for their services in accordance with the Poll Worker pay schedule .

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Returning for future elections

Once you have worked at the polls on Election Day, your record will remain active and you do not have to apply again.

To determine whether you are still on the active poll worker file, call 305-499-8448.

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