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These include our Primary Election on 8/30/2016 and our General Election on 11/8/2016. For a complete list of election dates, please refer to our Election Calendars. In order to become a poll worker, you can sign up online at: Miami-Dade County Poll Worker Application. For more information, call 305-499-VOTE or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
In order to become a Miami-Dade County poll worker, you must be a registered Miami-Dade voter, attend a mandatory training class and be able to both communicate and provide customer service to the voters of Miami-Dade County.
We are actively recruiting poll workers for our remaining 2016 elections; these include our Primary Election on 8/30/2016 and our General Election on 11/8/2016. For a complete list of election dates, please refer to our Election Calendars. In order to become a poll worker, you can sign up online at: Miami-Dade County Poll Worker Application.
For more information, call 305-499-VOTE or send an email to email@example.com.
Election Day Training Video for Poll Workers
All poll workers are required to be trained prior to elections. Training are offered over several days and times during training season (including Saturdays) to accommodate prospective poll workers’ schedules. Any poll worker not trained before an election is not eligible to work.
You must be a registered voter in Miami-Dade County and be able to read, write and speak English.
The Elections Department relies on the commitment of over 5,000 poll workers to ensure the conduct of fair and accurate elections in a Presidential Election Year.Back to Top
Poll workers are paid a stipend for their services in accordance with the Poll Worker Payment Schedule. Important: in order to be paid for training, poll worker must also perform required Election Day duties.Back to Top
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 a Vote by Mail Ballot and return the voted Vote by Mail 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.
Poll workers are not permitted to leave their assigned polling place on Election Day, and are urged to vote during Early Voting or via Vote by Mail Ballot.
- Read the Poll Worker manual (15.2 MB)
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 reapply to be a poll worker. Training, however, is mandatory for every poll worker prior to each election. To determine whether you are still active in the poll worker database, please call: 305-499-8448.Back to Top
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