Become a Poll Worker

Poll Workers Wanted!

If you are interested, read through the Poll Worker Informational pamphlet (PDF) and/or fill out a Poll Worker Application Form (PDF).

Becoming A Poll Worker

Poll Workers help the Community exercise their right to vote!
Although done on a volunteer basis, a Poll Worker is a hired, paid
position. The standard pay rate for an Election Day is $300, although
compensation may vary depending on the hours of the election and an
additional stipend is available for workers who pick up and drop off
materials before and after polling hours. There are major elections in
June and November each year. Reliable Poll Workers are essential to the
election process!


  • Poll workers must be able to work from approximately 5:15am to 8:30pm (a one-hour break for meals is included) and must have transportation to and from their assigned polling location.
  • Must be a registered voter in Hunterdon County.
  • Must attend a mandatory training class. Attending training certifies you to work for two calendar years.
  • Must be able to read and write the English language.


  • Set up voting machine, poll books, and other materials.
  • Check-in voters and verify their signature.
  • If necessary, assist voters in casting their ballot.
  • Close polls at the end of the day.

Rate Of Pay

  • $300 for a full day

How to Apply

  • Submit a completed Poll Worker Application to our Poll Worker Coordinator.


Email: Fax: 908-806-4686>

Mail to: Board of Elections - P.O. Box 2900, Flemington NJ 08822

Must attend a mandatory training class. Attending training certifies you to work for two calendar years.

Currently a Poll Worker

Training Dates: 

May 4, 2024 - 9:00am (Master Class) & 12:30pm

May 7, 2024 - 9:30am & 1:00pm

May 18, 2024 - 9:00am & 12:30pm


314 State Route 12, Bldg. #1, 
Flemington, NJ 08822 MAP
Classes are approximately 2 hours long. 

Please contact the Hunterdon County Board of Elections via email or call 908-788-1190 for additional information and to register for a class.

Training Manual

Read through the Hunterdon County Board Worker Training Manual (PDF) (last updated October, 2023).

Online Poll Worker Training

Online Poll Worker Training 

Polling Places

View locations of Hunterdon's Current District Polling Places.