|Denver Elections Division seeks 2000 poll workers
(Denver) – With a record voter turnout anticipated in 2008, Denver is seeking a record number of poll workers this year.
The Denver Elections Division needs civic-minded citizens to serve as poll workers for Primary Election Day August 12, and Election Day November 4.
Election Day poll workers receive $100 per Election Day worked, plus $20 for attending training.
Poll workers are needed to work:
· August 12 Primary Election Day
· November 4 General Election Day
Denver is also looking to recruit temporary workers to work voter registration, early voting locations, ballot processing and ballot counting.
Temporary workers are needed to work as little as one week or up to several months leading up to the elections. Pay is $10.87 per hour for temporary workers who work voter registration, early voting and ballot processing.
Early voting takes place for one week prior to the Primary Election and for two weeks prior to the General Election.
To qualify as a poll worker or temporary worker, you must:
· be a registered voter residing in the City and County of Denver
· be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of a poll worker
· never have been convicted of election fraud, any other election offense or fraud
· not be a candidate on the ballot in the precinct where they are appointed to serve, nor a member of the immediate family, related by blood or marriage to the second degree, of a candidate whose name appears on the ballot in the precinct where they are appointed to serve
· and be willing to work a 14 hour day on Primary Election Day and General Election Day.
To apply, go to www.denvergov.org/elections, or call the Denver Elections Division at 720-913-VOTE (8683) and request an application. Deadline to apply is Friday, May 23.
Contact: Alton Dillard, 720-913-8686