Is the clerk required to be at the polling place on election day?

On election day, the polling place is under the control of the election inspectors.  The clerk is an election administrator and has other duties on election day outside of the polling place.  Therefore, the Government Accountability Board does not advise that a municipal clerk serve as an election inspector.  If the municipal clerk must serve as an inspector, he or she must be appointed an an inspector and may not be a candidate at the election.  3/24/2003