Are You Available On Election Day?
Be A Galveston County Election Worker

Contact:

Galveston County Clerk’s Office
600 59th Street, Suite 2001
Galveston, Texas 77551-4180
(409) 766-2200 / (409) 765-3160

APPLICATION
WHEN / WHY AM I NEEDED?

More than 500 election workers are needed to conduct each countywide election in Galveston County. In specific, the annual Primary Elections in March, Primary Runoffs in April, Constitutional Amendment Election in November, the General Election in November and any special elections during the year.
WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO?
Report to your polling location at given time on Election Day promptly.

Prepare the area for voting.

Set up the voting equipment and supplies.

Open the polling location on time.

Demonstrate voting procedures and process the voters.

Provide assistance to voters when called upon.

Close the polling location.

Complete paperwork at the direction of the judge.

Deliver election materials to drop off zone.

 
WHAT TRAINING IS NEEDED?

By law, election workers must attend training classes. Training classes last about two hours and keep election workers informed of new laws and changes in the election procedure.

Election workers are trained to work the voting machines, qualify and process voters and complete the Return Sheets.

Training classes are held for Early Voting Clerks and Election Day Clerks in various locations.
 

WHERE WILL I WORK?

You will work in a precinct that may need additional help or where a vacancy exists. Consideration is given when placing election workers according to voting precincts and party affiliations.