As the primary election nears, Floyd County needs people to work the polls.
If you are interested in serving as a poll worker, please sign up HERE. Sign up before April 13 to attend the orientation that day to work the primary election. Information for applicants regarding this orientation will be sent to you soon.
The Floyd GOP will release more information on poll watcher recruitment soon.*
(This position is paid and, therefore, the link above asks for information related to employment – this is normal.)
See below for a detailed comparison on poll workers vs. watchers.
Poll workers are individuals organized and managed by the Floyd County Board of Elections. The Elections Board pays these individuals to administer Election Day operations on behalf of the county. (These are the people who process your ID and direct you to your ballot when you vote.)
Generally, poll workers are:
Poll watchers are individuals organized and managed by the Floyd County Republican and Democratic Parties. Sent by each party, these watchers observe the casting and counting of ballots in each precinct to foster a sense of confidence, openness, and transparency in the voting process.
Generally, poll watchers are:
*Disclaimer: Poll watchers are organized by the county parties. Poll workers are managed and organized by the Floyd County Board of Elections, and the call on this page for poll workers is in no way affiliated with said Elections Board. The Floyd GOP is simply advertising this opportunity as a chance for the citizens of Floyd County to become involved in their community, and individuals interested in serving as a poll worker must go through the proper channels established by the Elections Board and adhere to all rules and processes thereof.