Secretary of State
Grimes Calls on Kentuckians to Serve as Poll Workers
Secretary of State Alison Lundergan
Grimes is calling on Kentuckians to serve as poll workers in the Nov. 3 General
Grimes, the state’s Chief Election
Official, said that approximately 15,000 poll workers are needed to administer
the statewide election.
as a poll worker is both important in running our elections and personally
rewarding,” said Grimes. “Poll workers are on the front lines of the democratic
process, and this is an excellent opportunity to participate in shaping the
future of your community and state.”
be qualified to be a poll worker, a person must be 18 years old on or before
Nov. 3, 2015, be an eligible voter, not have changed party affiliation within
one year prior to appointment, and not be either a candidate or the spouse,
parent, brother, sister or child of a candidate to be voted for in the
precinct in the state must have four poll workers serving on the day of the
election. Poll workers are paid at least $60 per election, plus additional
compensation for mileage and mandatory training.
more information or to sign up to become a poll worker, contact your county
clerk or your party’s county executive committee.
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