Election Workers

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Election Workers

Elections need (400+) workers for each county-wide election. Workers perform a valuable community service by assisting voters at the polls on Election Day.


  • Must be a resident of Wyandotte County
  • Must be a registered voter
  • Must be able to work at least 14 consecutive hours on Election Day
  • Must attend the mandatory election worker training before every election
Duties Include:
  • Check in voters and obtain voter signatures on the Poll Pad
  • Operate voting machines
  • Issue ballots to eligible voters
  • Provide voting instructions to voters
  • Set up and take down voting booths and equipment
  • Be present at the polling place continuously from 6:00AM - 8:OOPM.

All election workers are required to attend a 3-4 hour training session to be qualified to work.  Additional training may be necessary for specific assignments or technical duties.  Training is held during the (3) week period before every election.  Election workers are notified prior to the commencement of the training period.

Election workers may receive at least $9.01 an hour per election and for attending the mandatory training prior to each election.

To be considered as a member of an election worker team, you must:
Please call (913) 573-8512 or Email the Election Worker Program Coordinator for assistance. 

 A separate application is required for students age (16+) who want to be election workers. See below:
Adopt A Polling Place
Student Election Workers