Election Assistant

Direct compliance with official election procedures throughout state.
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~ $165,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Election Assistants do?

Directs compliance with official election procedures throughout state and recommends procedural changes to improve efficiency and equity of voting: Participates in training election workers and advising local election officials prior to elections. Directs workers engaged in printing ballots and conducting of censuses, elections, and referendums. Studies election laws in other states and jurisdictions to recommend changes in procedures governing registration, filing, voting, reporting, and other requirements. Alters official legislative procedures as manual recommendations are accepted by legislature.

Should I be an Election Assistant?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.

  • How to become an Election Assistant

    Most Election Assistants have a Bachelor's degree. Chart?chd=s:aca9yh&chl=|certificate+%283%25%29||bachelor%27s+%2864%25%29|master%27s+%2825%25%29|doctorate+%288%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,64
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