Poll Worker Training Requirements

Municipal clerks are required by state law to provide training. This training provides all of the necessary information and knowledge to be a successful poll worker.  (Many municipalities require poll workers to attend a comprehensive training course prior to each Primary election.) 

 
Position Training Hour Requirements Training Location Residency
Chief Election Inspector

6 hours total of training per two year term
Baseline Inspector Training (2 hours)

Online or In-person Town/Village/City
Election Inspector

Some

Online or In-person County
Greeter

Some

Online or In-person County
Election Registration Official (ERO)

Voter Registration

Online or In-person County
Tabulator

Counting Votes

Online or In-person No Requirement
Helper

None Required

N/A No Requirement