Poll worker information session Thursday, June 13

From Buncombe County Election Services:

Are you interested in earning money while supporting the democratic process? Buncombe County Election Services is looking for poll workers for the 2024 General Election. It’s a rewarding way to serve our community while supplementing your income. If this sounds interesting, join us for an in-person information session to learn more about the perks of working the polls, eligibility requirements, time commitment, pay rates, and more.

Poll Worker Information Session

  • When: Thursday, June 13 at noon
  • Where: Election Services Office | 59 Woodfin Place | Asheville, NC 28801

Perks of working the polls:

  • Meaningful
  • Learn how elections really work
  • No prior experience needed
  • Option to work one full day or shifts for two weeks
  • Earn extra money
  • Great team atmosphere
  • Build highly transferrable skills
  • Opportunities for students, people looking for supplemental incomes, and retirees with flexible schedules

Representation from both parties is an important part of the process and is statutorily required. “Our poll workers are the backbone of safe and fair elections,” said Election Services Director Corinne Duncan. “Without them, we wouldn’t be able to offer our Buncombe County voters the best experience at the polls, regardless of if they vote early or on Election Day.”

For more information about working Buncombe County elections, contact Karen Rae at (828) 250-4224 or visit buncombecounty.org/pollworker.

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