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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Election Workers Needed


Are you looking for a way to help your community and earn some extra spending money? Lake County Clerk Robin O’Connor suggests you sign up to be an election worker for the November 3, 2020 General Election. Most importantly, your help is needed to maintain the integrity of the voting process.

While working in the county’s voting sites, your responsibilities could include verifying voters’ identity, issuing ballots, or observing the ballot bins. Some roles would require your assistance in setting up the voting site on election eve. Pay rates vary according to the level of training you successfully complete and your assigned duties.

You must be a Lake County registered voter and enthusiastic about customer service. Bilingual English/Spanish speaking applicants are encouraged to apply. if you are a student who will attain the age of 16 by November 3, a U.S. Citizen, and an Illinois resident for 30 days, you may also submit an application. Training classes will be held in August and September and are available on various dates at convenient locations throughout the county.

Illinois Department of Public Health safety practices and health standards will be implemented in all training rooms, Early Voting sites, and Election Day voting sites.

Explore responsibilities and pay rates by visiting, calling 847-377-2408, or e-mailing with your name and contact information.

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