Travis County Needs Poll Workers

Clerk asks for 100 to fill paid positions

The county wants your help Nov. 2 to deal with this.
The county wants your help Nov. 2 to deal with this. (photo by Lee Nichols)

Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir said the county needs more workers for the election on Nov. 2 – about 100. Press release from the county below:

Travis County Clerk Has Patriotic Jobs Available

Critical Need for Election Day Workers

Austin —Travis County Clerk’s office needs civic-minded workers for Tuesday’s election.

“We have a critical need for about 100 election workers,” said Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir. “We’ve recruited quite a few precinct judges who are new to the process, and they need help finding clerks to work with them.”

In order to serve as a poll worker, a person must be a registered voter in Travis County. Precincts that need workers are concentrated in the northern and western parts of the county, but positions are available across the county. Training, including the option of online training, is available to workers.

“These are paid positions, and we provide training,” DeBeauvoir said.

For further information, prospective workers should contact the Travis County Clerk’s Elections Division at 854-4783.

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