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Working at the Polls on Election Day


The town of Greenwich typically operates 12 polling locations, one in each district in town. And seven of those locations will have multiple voting districts and is managed by the town registrars. Depending on the election, the Registrars hire between 150 and 225 poll workers.

Poll worker are responsible for various aspects including checking IDs, handing out the correct ballots, making sure those ballots are properly counted and handing out the coveted “I voted” stickers. The town of Greenwich will hire for these positions. Workers will receive $230 to cover their training and a full day of work at the polls.

Working the polls is a wonderful way to serve your community. And you get paid! The pay ranges from $225 to $315 per day. Working at the polls is an important job because voters sometimes have trouble filling out their ballots. Training which ranges from 1-4 hours is provided and conducted by the Town of Greenwich.

On Election Day, polls open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Workers must report at 5 a.m. Yes, it is a long day but it it’s also an extremely fulfilling day.

Learn more about becoming a Poll worker in Greenwich CT.

Poll worker 101
Who Can Be at the Polls?
Greenwich Poll worker application