Community-oriented individuals are needed to help facilitate our elections. This is your chance to give back to the community while gaining a deeper understanding of the election process.  Interested parties should complete the Election Inspector Application and submit it to the Clerk’s Office (Instructions for returning it are on the form). If you are 16 or 17 years old, please contact the Clerk’s Office to obtain the appropriate application.


  • Precinct Election Inspector
  • Absent Voter Counting Board (AVCB)
  • Receiving Board Member
  • Absentee Ballot Coordination Team Member

Time Commitment

On Election Day

  • Precinct Inspectors work from 6:00 a.m. - ~9:00 p.m.
  • AVCB inspectors work from 7:00 a.m. until the ballots are counted. This can take until 10:00 p.m. or later.
  • Receiving Board members work from 8:00 p.m. -  ~10:00 p.m.

Prior to Election Day

  • Absent Voter Ballot Coordinators work in the Clerk’s Office for the weeks prior to the election and on election day. We prefer people who are able to work approximately 6 hours a day, 2-4 days a week.


  • Precinct Inspectors receive 2-4 hours of training, depending on their position. Training takes place during the weeks prior to election day.
  • Training for the AVCB takes place the morning of the election.
  • Absentee Ballot Coordination Team Members receive on-the-job training.
  • Receiving Board members receive 2 hours of training in the weeks leading up to the election.


  • Precinct Election Inspectors earn $200.00 for the day.
  • AVCB Inspectors earn $225.00 for the day.
  • Receiving Board Members earn $15.00/hour.
  • Absentee Ballot Coordination Team Members earn $18.00/hour.

Leadership roles earn more.

Watch the ceremony to honor Election Inspectors with 20+ years of service.