Become a Poll Worker

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Requirements

Students who are at least 16 years old can be poll workers.

Anyone over the age 18 must be a registered voter in Dorchester, Charleston, Berkeley, Colleton or Orangeburg County.

All poll workers must complete the required training course (see information provided below).


Compensation

Poll workers are paid $135, per day. Work hours are from 6:00 AM until approximately 7:30 PM on election day(s).


Training

Training Locations

Summerville training is held in our Elections Warehouse at 235 Deming Way, Summerville SC. The St. George training is held in the County Council Chambers at 201 Johnston Street, St. George SC.

Note: Online training is available after you have worked two elections.

First-time workers MUST bring their Driver's License AND social security card to complete the application. A passport will also be accepted.

Upcoming Classes

Date  Time  Location
May 14, 2018   10:00 AM  Summerville - Elections Warehouse
May 15, 2018   10:00 AM  Summerville - Elections Warehouse
May 15, 2018   5:00 PM  Summerville - Elections Warehouse
May 16, 2018   2:30 PM  St. George - Kenneth F. Waggoner Building
May 16, 2018   5:00 PM  St. George - Kenneth F. Waggoner Building
May 17, 2018   5:00 PM  Summerville - Elections Warehouse

Register

To register for one of the above classes please complete the below registration form and a staff member with the Dorchester County Election Commission will contact you.

Please correct the field(s) marked in red below:

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First and Last Name

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Phone Number

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Email Address
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Have you worked as a poll worker in Dorchester County before?

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Have you worked as a poll worker in Dorchester County before?
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If yes, where?
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Are you registered to vote in Dorchester County?
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Are you registered to vote in Dorchester County?
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How did you hear about the opportunity to be a poll worker?
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How did you hear about the opportunity to be a poll worker?
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Which poll worker training will you attend?

Which poll worker training will you attend?
  1. To receive a copy of your submission, please fill out your email address below and submit.