The Santa Barbara County Elections Office is inviting residents to register to volunteer in local ridings and polling stations on September 14 for the 2021 gubernatorial recall election.
“Poll workers are on the front lines of democracy; without them, the vote does not take place, ”said Joseph Holland, Clerk-Registrar-Evaluator and Registrar of Electors.
According to Santa Barbara County spokeswoman Gina dePinto, election workers receive a stipend of $ 180 to $ 240 for their training and work on election day.
Those interested in becoming a polling officer must be a registered California voter or eligible to vote, capable of following written or verbal instructions, and available to undergo mandatory training as well as to serve on Election Day September 14, 6. a.m. to 9 p.m. or until all closing proceedings are complete, dePinto said.
Each constituency in the county will need a traffic clerk, a ballot receiving clerk, and at least one constituency council made up of an inspector and two clerks and overseen by a supervisor from the district. polling place.
To apply for the County Voting Officer Program or find more information about the process, visit countyofsb.org/care/elections/officers/information.sbc.