Make Money! Georgia poll workers needed for upcoming election

Georgia election officials say they need over 20,000 residents total to be a poll workers for the upcoming November elections. The average age of poll-workers in Georgia has been over 65 years of age or older and since they are considered high risk amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, they have chosen not to help out due to the amount of people they would have to interact with.

It's not any easy job, 14-hour-plus days, but it does pay and with so many people furloughed and on unemployment, this is a great way to make some money while doing a civic duty.

Poll workers must be at least 16 years old, a resident of the county where they want to work, and able to read, write and speak English.

Anyone can sign up to become a poll worker, but hiring decisions are made by each county’s elections office. The job generally pays $60 to $140 for entry-level poll workers on Election Day, plus a supplement for training. Some counties pay higher wages.

Georgians interested in becoming a poll worker can sign up through the secretary of state’s website at The state then sends voter information to counties.

You can also register through, and

You can apply directly by contacting you county’s elections office.

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