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Poll workers needed ahead of Election Day

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Posted at 1:28 PM, Aug 17, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The county is increasing pay for election polling place workers this year in an effort to recruit more people to help during early voting and on Election Day.

Early voting poll workers will be paid $14 per hour and expected to work about 8 to 10 hours per day.

Early voting lasts for 14 days is from Oct. 17 to 30, and includes voting on weekends and the Nevada Day holiday. Election Day poll workers will be paid $225 or $250 depending upon their specific job and expected to work from 6:30 a.m. until after 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 3.

Poll workers will also be required to complete up to 6 hours of in-person training during the next few weeks.

The training are typically held during regular weekday work hours and on some Saturdays.

To qualify to serve as a poll worker an individual must be at least 16 years old, able to work long hours (about 14 hours), perform all the duties required of them on Election Day, attend the training, and pass an evaluation. Workers who speak Spanish or Tagalog in addition to English are especially needed.

Anyone interested in applying to be a poll worker may complete the application online, or email or call the Election Department at ELinfo@ClarkCountyNV.gov or (702) 455-2815.

To complete the application online, click here, click on “Registered Voter Services” and sign in, and then select “Apply to be a Poll Worker” and fill out and submit the form.