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Cuyahoga County Board of Elections looking for poll workers for Aug. 3 special congressional primary

Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.
Posted at 5:58 PM, Jul 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-14 17:58:43-04

CLEVELAND — The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections is looking for people to work the August 3 Special Congressional Primary.

According to the board of elections, in order to be a poll worker, you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • At least 18 years old and registered to vote or 17 years old and a senior in high school
  • A resident of the county in which you plan to serve
  • Not running as a candidate for the election in which you are working
  • Not been convicted of a felony

All poll workers are required to attend a training session scheduled by their county board of elections prior to the election.

According to the Ohio Secretary of State’s Office, you can expect to work from about 5:30 a.m. (polls are open at 6:30 a.m.) until 8:30 p.m. (polls close at 7:30 p.m.), though working hours vary from county to county.

All election day positions are posted on the county's website.

The Board of Elections urges you to call 216-443-3277 for more information.

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