Election Workers

Election workers are the heart and soul of elections in Humboldt County. Countywide elections require hundreds of dedicated volunteers to ensure smooth and efficient voting for elections.

Election workers must meet the following criteria:

  1. Able to read and write in fluent English; and

  2. Registered to vote*. 

*Requirement 2 is waived if you are a: 

    • High school student 16-17 years of age with a GPA of 2.5 or greater; and/or

    • Permanent resident of the United States. 


The Humboldt County Office of Elections is currently recruiting for the upcoming California Gubernatorial Recall Election on September 14, 2021.  


Election workers serve in many positions: 


  • Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Voting Equipment Technician
  • Clerk
  • Rover
  • Ballot Transporter
  • Election Night Worker


The Election Worker Overview provides provides additional information about each position, including specific duties, time commitment, and compensation. 


Contact Lucinda Jackson (ljackson@co.humboldt.ca.us / 707-445-7481) with questions. 


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    Location: 2426 6th Street, Eureka, CA 95501
    Phone: 707-445-7481      Fax:707-445-7204
    Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 12 (noon) and 1 – 5 pm
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