Elections: Poll Clerks & Managers Needed
605 West Main St
Lexington, SC 29072
June 9, 2020
- November 3, 2020
7am - 7pm
Statewide Primaries - June 9
General Election - November 3
A unique opportunity to serve their community, meet their neighbors, and become involved in the democratic process. A poll manager’s Election Day duties include Processing of voters, Electronic ballot selection, Activation of the voting system, Compliance with election laws and procedures, General assistance to voters and Curbside voting. By submitting an application, your name will be added to our database of citizens who are interested in serving as a poll manager. When a position becomes available at a precinct in our county, the Precinct Clerk (Chairman) and Election Staff uses this database to contact citizens to fill the vacancy.
Duties Ensure Polling stations are open from 7.00 a.m. until 7.00 p.m. On Election Day staff are required to arrive at the polling station at 6.00 a.m. to assist set up the equipment, and prepare for voting at 7 am, this may be completed the day prior, provided the location is secure overnight. You will be working a 16 hour day, so you must provide your own refreshments and take appropriate breaks throughout the day to avoid tiredness. Staff are not permitted to leave the premises during polling hours in order to maintain the secrecy of the vote, and control and flow during election times. The Clerk is not permitted to employ anyone who is/or has carried out duties on behalf of any political party or candidate at the election.
Persons interested should complete an application, on-line at www.lex-co.com under Voter Registration web page, or at 605 West Main St, Lexington, SC.
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