What are the requirements to be an Election Official?
  • Be a registered voter of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Be available to work the entire day on Election Day (5 a.m. to approximately 9 p.m.).
  • Be able to take direction, pay attention to detail, and not be easily distracted.
  • Be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.
  • Be able to lift 40 pounds with assistance.
  • Not hold elected office or be the employee of an elected official.

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1. What are the requirements to be an Election Official?
2. What training do Election Officials receive?
3. What is the compensation for Election Officials?
4. How will I know if I am needed to work an election?
5. Where will I work?
6. How do I vote if I am not working at my voting precinct?
7. What should Election Officials expect on election day?
8. What is the dress code for Election Officials?