Recruiting Poll Workers

Election Worker and Volunteer Position Information

Looking to help out at the polls for the April 7, 2020 election? If so, there are several different ways you can assist your community in running the election. This document reviews the position descriptions and requirements for Polling Place Helper, Election Inspector, Chief Election Inspector, Greeter, and Election Registration Official.
 

Sample News Release for Poll Worker Recruitment

This document is a sample news release that clerks are encouraged to use to put out the call for election inspectors. Please feel free to customize it with your own name, your mayor, village president or town board chair's name, or whoever you think would be helpful in a public call to action.

Poll Worker Promotion on MyVote.Wi.Gov

Wisconsin is looking for citizens to serve as poll workers for the April 7, 2020 election. This promotion outlines the qualifications and the process of becoming a poll worker.

Call for County Clerks to Estimate Poll Worker Shortage

The Wisconsin Elections Commission needs your help to accurately identify the estimated shortage of election inspectors for the April 7, 2020 election and the May 12, 2020 election for Congressional District 7. County clerks should please e-mail michelle.hawley@wisconsin.gov with your estimated shortage. Please do not have individual municipalities respond to this request.