Buncombe County is Looking For Election Workers

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Do you want to make some cash while helping community members exercise their right to vote? If so, Buncombe County Election Services is now hiring for the Tuesday, Nov. 6 general election.

Poll workers are vital to helping with the voting process. Poll workers are paid $175-260, depending on their position.

In order to be eligible you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • A registered voter of Buncombe County.
  • Able to lift 35 pounds.
  • Be comfortable using a laptop to look up voter information.
  • Able to sit and stand for long periods of time while greeting voters.
  • Unaffiliated voters may be considered as well.

Workers are required to attend a three-hour training session, be available to work a couple of hours the evening of Nov. 5, and work all of Election Day – which typically runs from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm. Precincts are located throughout the County and officials will do their best to assign you to a precinct near where you live.

For more information about being an Election Day worker visit the Buncombe County Election Services website or call (828) 250-4216.