Duties and Responsibilities
Duties of Election Pages
The following are the duties of election pages:
- Alert the Chief Election Officer of any problems with the building or voters.
- Be aware of senior citizens and disabled voters in line and offer assistance to those who are having difficulty standing.
- Be sure voters in line are at the correct precinct by looking up names on the handheld Palm Pilot device. Provide directions to correct polling places if necessary.
- Greet and direct voters to the polling area clearly and articulately.
- Help keep the polling area neat. Make sure the voting booths have marking pens and are free of campaign material and litter.
- Open doors for voters and direct voters to exits or restrooms.
- Provide information in a second language or by signing (if qualified).
- Provide sample ballots and voting equipment instruction guides to voters who need assistance.
- Remind voters in line to have ID ready.
Responsibilities of Election Pages
The following are the responsibilities of election pages:
- Report to and take direction from the Chief Election Officer in the precinct.
- Do not handle ballots, pollbooks, or voting equipment.
- Remain strictly impartial. Do not discuss politics, candidates or issues at any time.
- Arrive on time. Work the entire time you have committed to work. Do not leave the polling place until dismissed by the Chief Election Officer.
- Dress appropriately in business casual (no blue jeans, shorts, T-shirts, sweatshirts, etc.)
- Use appropriate language and behavior at all times.
- Do not visit with friends and neighbors while working at the polling place.
- Do not use cell phones, pagers, cameras, music players, or other electronic devices.
All Election Page positions for the November 5, 2019 General Election have been filled. Sign-up form for the 2020 elections will be available shortly after November 5, 2019.