It's important for voters to have a successful experience on Election Day, and election officers are vital to ensuring that happens. The Newport News Electoral Board is looking for residents who are interested in becoming officers to work the polls. Election officers will set up polling machines and equipment, process voters, manage the election process throughout the day, tally results, and complete standard procedures after the polls close.
To qualify to serve as an officer of election, you must:
Election officers are compensated for their work at the polls, with chief officers receiving $170, assistant officers $135 and all other officers $110.
Citizens interested in becoming an election officer should contact the Office of the Electoral Board on the 6th floor of City Hall, 2400 Washington Ave. at 926-8683 or email@example.com. More information is available at www.nnva.gov/492.