Become a Pollworker

Pollworkers are limited to working on designated election days in the Charter Township of Canton. Workers must be registered voters within the State of Michigan without a felony conviction. Student pollworkers under 18 years of age may work without registering, provided they are older than 16.

Pollworker Interest Form

If you are interested in being a Poll Worker, please complete this online form:  Poll Worker Interest Form

New Pollworker Hire Packet

All new pollworkers should print and complete the packet and bring it to training.

Poll Workers must be able to:

  • Work closely with others
  • Assemble simple voting stations
  • Read and write legibly in the English language
  • Perform simple math calculations
  • Follow instructions provided by the precinct Chairperson
  • Possess inter-personal skills to work with a diverse community population
  • Attend an educational training program

Review the Election Day Pollworker Manual for 2024

Canton Michigan home pagePoll Workers are paid for their service! Election Day Rate: 

  • Inspector: $270 
  • Chair: $350 
  • Receiving Board: $200 
  • * ePollbook Training Stipend: $50

Additional Information

The Charter Township of Canton does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.