Apply to be an Election Day Worker

If you are interested in serving as an election day worker, please complete the application below.  Student election workers, please apply here.


To serve as an election day worker, you are required to be a District resident.
You will be selected based upon need. If positions are available, you will be contacted by DCBOE staff prior to the election. Not all applicants are selected to serve and not all applicants selected are assigned to their home polling place.
Work Requirements
Election workers must perform the following tasks:
  • Complete a training class prior to the election (typically about two-four hours in length).
  • Assist in setting up the polling place for a few hours the day before the election.
  • Work at the polling place on Election Day from approximately 6 a.m. until 9 p.m.
For more information

Poll Worker Hotline 202-741-5283

Poll Worker E-mail [email protected]

DC Board of Elections
1015 Half Street, SE, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-727-2525
Fax: 202-347-2648
Step 1 of 2: Complete Your Application

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