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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Serve Your Community, Earn Extra Money as an Election Worker

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections is gearing up for the quickly approaching Presidential Primary Election on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 and is recruiting community members to help run the election.

Poll worker positions are a great way to earn experience and extra money by helping ensure the election runs smoothly. Individuals as young as 16 can apply.

Election workers must be able to read and write in fluent English, and either be registered to vote, or a high school student 16 to 17 years of age with a grade point average of 2.5 or greater, or a permanent resident of the United States. Students aged 16 to 17 are not eligible for Vote Center Manager or Ballot Transporter positions.

All election worker positions are paid. The Election Worker Overview provides additional information about each position, including specific duties, time commitment, and compensation.

Complete an election worker application today by visiting the Elections Worker webpage. Completed applications can be submitted to the Office of Elections via email at  or applicants may drop off or mail completed applications to 2426 Sixth St., Eureka, CA 95501.

For more information on the upcoming Presidential Primary Election, please visit the Presidential Primary Election webpage. To register to vote or check your voter registration status online, please visit the county’s Voter Registration web page.

About the Humboldt County Office of Elections

The Humboldt County Office of Elections is committed to ensuring all eligible residents have an opportunity to exercise their right to vote; conducting elections in a fair, accurate, and efficient manner; and providing reliable information and the best possible service to voters, districts, candidates, and other interested parties. For more information, visit

Election Worker Overview