Election Clerk

Compile and verify voter lists from official registration records.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Election Clerks do?

Performs any combination of the following duties during elections: Compiles and verifies voter lists from official registration records. Requests identification of voters at polling place. Obtains signatures and records names of voters to prevent voting of unauthorized persons. Distributes ballots to voters and answers questions concerning voting procedure. Counts valid ballots and prepares official reports of election results.

Should I be an Election Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Construction-Records Clerk

    How to become an Election Clerk

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