Victoria County seeks election judges, poll workers

July 20, 2017 at 7:15 p.m.
Updated July 21, 2017 at 6 a.m.

Elizabeth Menchaca, 35, holds John Dylan Harper, 11 months, before casting her vote during Election Day in 2016 at the Dr. Pattie Dodson Public Health Center.

Elizabeth Menchaca, 35, holds John Dylan Harper, 11 months, before casting her vote during Election Day in 2016 at the Dr. Pattie Dodson Public Health Center.   Ana Ramirez for The Victoria Advocate

Election judges and poll workers are needed to assist in upcoming election beginning Sept. 1.

Elections judges are appointed for a one-year term.

The term would include the Nov. 7 constitutional amendment election, March 6 primary election and May 22 primary runoff election. Training will be provided for these elections.

To apply for either position, drop by the Election Office at 2805 N. Navarro St., Suite 500, or call 361-576-0124. Be sure to bring your driver's license or personal identification card and your Social Security card.

Election judges are paid $9.50 per hour, and workers receive $9 per hour for work at the polls and for training.

Election judges and workers must be registered voters in the county. Applicants may work at polling locations close to their homes, within their voting precincts or at other locations within the county.

Training sessions for poll workers will be before the elections. The date, times and place will be given to those who sign up. Online training is also available.


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