Voting in Calaveras County precincts is conducted by Election Officers who are appointed by the Calaveras County Clerk-Recorder / Registrar of Voters.
Election Officers are responsible for conducting the voting in strict accordance with the voting laws of the State of California, and in doing so perform a very important service in preserving democracy.
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An Election Officer must:
- Must be a registered voter in the State of California or lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States, as specified, and who is otherwise eligible to register to vote, except for his or her lack of United States citizenship.
- Be at least 18 years of age (or a High School Senior at least 16 years of age and good academic standing and a part of the student poll worker program)
- Work on Election Day from 6:00 A.M. until all duties are completed (approx. 10:00 P.M.)
- Attend a mandatory training class, per election
Duties: The duties of Election Officers include:
1. Prepare, open and close the polling place location
2. Locate voter names on the roster
3. Issue to and receive from the voters, their official ballots
4. Assist voters in any phase of the voting process
5. Perform all required duties assigned by the Registrar of Voters or Precinct Inspector
The Inspector, in addition, must:
1. Be in charge of a polling place and its Precinct Board on Election Day
2. Assign duties to clerks on Election Day
3. Accept and check election supplies and availability of polling place before Election Day
Payment: Election Officers will be paid as follows:
1. Inspector: $100
2. Clerk $85
3. Student: $85
If you meet the requirements and are interested in being an Election Officer, fill out and send the completed Poll Worker Application Form to the Elections Office located at: Government Center 891 Mountain Ranch Rd. San Andreas, CA 95249