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Be part of democracy in action while serving your community! Sign up to be a poll worker today!

Poll workers are needed for the hours of 5:30 am – 8:30 pm for every election. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided. Compensation is $18 dollars per hour and includes training.

Click here to sign up today!


“To be an Election Day Official is an honor as the Registrar’s Office and the Town Clerk’s Office consider you to be a worthy representative of the Town.  It also represents an obligation as you are expected to be available all day, from 5:30 am to 8:30 pm (maybe a half day if pre-arranged and possible with staffing).

As a resident in Redding for over 40 years, it is an opportunity for me to give back to a Town that has been a marvelous place to live, raise two children, see them through the school system, and now appreciate two grandchildren participating in all sorts of Redding activities.

As an Election Day Official, you have the opportunity to see Redding friends, and even neighbors, with whom you do not interact on a regular basis.  Obviously, your interaction with these people during polling hours is limited to a “Hello, nice to see you!  I hope all is well.” because you are not supposed to be carrying on any sort of conversation with the voters.

But, the positive feeling about doing something for the benefit of the Town and seeing people whom you know during the day is a reward for the long day.  And, you feel that you are contributing to American democracy at work at the local level, which is where it all happens.”

– Bill Brown

Poll Worker Requirements

  • Generally, you must be a U.S. citizen and be at least 17 years old.
    • If you are 16 years old, you may serve as a poll worker with a parent’s permission.
  • Some elections require that you are a Redding resident. However non-residents are welcome to apply via the link above!
    • The Registrar will determine your eligibility to work for a particular election.
  • Members of all political parties, as well as Unaffiliated voters, are welcome to apply via the link above!
    • For General Elections, party affiliation has no bearing on serving as a poll worker.
    • For Primary Elections, you must belong to the party holding the election in order to serve.
    • The Registrar will determine your eligibility to work for a particular election.

Poll workers are the backbone of democracy! We look forward to working with you!