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Help Desk: Election Poll Workers

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(WXIA) -- With the November general elections only 53 days away, County Board of Elections offices across Georgia are gearing up for the big day. And that means possible temporary jobs.

The Help Desk has been working to find those opportunities and we discovered that in some counties, a need does exist.

Poll workers are needed in certain counties to handle duties for the election on November 6.

Those workers will operate polling places on Election Day and help voters through the voting process. Poll workers must attend one, or more madnatory training classes before working at that poll. They must also provide their own transportation.

November Election Poll Worker Opportunities

Fulton
Fulton County Election Supervisor 
130 Peachtree Street, SW 
Suite 2186 F 
Atlanta, GA 30303-3460 
Telephone: (404) 612-7020
Fax: (404) 730-7024

Training Class: $30.00 (paid only if working on Election Day)
Clerk: $175.00
Assistant Manager: $200.00
Chief Manager: $250.00
To apply, complete the application and fax to 404-730-7024 

Gwinnett
Gwinnett County Election Supervisor 
455 Grayson Highway, Suite 200 
75 Langley Drive (mailing address) 
Lawrenceville, GA 30046 
Telephone: (678) 226-7210
Fax: (678) 226-7208
Website: www.gwinnettcounty.com/

Pays $110-$150 per day depending on position
Includes Training before the election.
You have to be a resident or employed by the county to work the election polls 
14 hour day, reporting at 6:00 a.m.
Apply online at www.gwinnettcountyjobs.com

Forsyth
Forsyth County Election Supervisor 
110 East Main Street, Suite 200 
Cumming, GA 30040-2468 
Telephone: (770) 781-2118 ext 9
Fax: (770) 886-2825
Website: www.forsythco.com

Must be a resident of Forsyth County
Pay varies depending on the position

Bartow
Bartow County Election Supervisor 
135 West Cherokee Avenue
Suite 106 
Cartersville, GA 30120-3182 
Telephone: (770) 387-5098
Fax: (770) 606-2245
Website: http://www.bartowga.org/voter/index.html
Poll worker must be a resident or work there
Salary is $8.50/hr
You must attend paid training classes in order to work

Fayette
Fayette County Election Supervisor
140 Stonewall Ave West, Ste 208
Fayetteville, GA 30214-1520
Telephone: (770) 305-5408
Fax: (770) 305-5449
Website: www.fayettecountyga.gov/elections/index.asp

You have to go in to the office for an application.
You have to be a resident of Fayette to be a poll worker.
$30 for training
$130 for the day of the election.
If you are selected you have to be willing to go one of their 36 precincts, to work if needed.

Secretary of State Election County information
You can also go to website below to get the contact information for your county. If you are interested in becoming a poll worker in the future, you have to start early!
http://sos.georgia.gov/cgi-bin/countyelectionofficesindex.asp

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