Read through the Overview and FAQs section below and then select the "Sign Up to Be a Poll Worker" button at the bottom of this page and complete the online poll worker application with Miami-Dade Elections.
America is facing a record shortage of poll workers this year due to Covid-19. Our democracy depends on ordinary people who make sure elections run smoothly and everyone's vote is counted. You can make sure we have a safe, fair, efficient election for all. This is a critical moment; in the era of uncertainty caused by Covid-19, fewer seasoned poll workers are returning for their typical positions so new poll workers are needed. Poll worker shortages can lead to long lines and voter disenfranchisement.
Poll workers staff in-person voting locations on Election Day (Tuesday, 11/3). This assignment also includes setup on Monday, 11/2. The Miami-Dade County Elections Department is actively recruiting for new poll workers, from all areas of the County, who can commit to Monday and Tuesday Election Day duties, long hours and delivering excellence to the voters of Miami-Dade County. The Elections Department will provide training along with PPE (personal protective equipment) for Election Day.
Approximately 22 hours comprised of:
*We encourage you to apply only if you meet the above requirements and can uphold the stated time commitments.
How Much Will I Be Paid?
Most first-time, MDC poll workers will be either an "inspector" or a "poll deputy" – the total stipend is approximately $175 for those who complete the training, pre-election set-up, and work election day.