San Diego County seeks poll workers for November election


The county of San Diego is looking for poll workers for the Nov. 6 general election, the Registrar of Voters Office announced Tuesday.

Workers who are bilingual in Chinese, Spanish, Vietnamese and Filipino languages are especially needed.

Poll workers receive a stipend ranging from $75 to $175 depending on the assignment, according to the county. Those who are bilingual receive an additional $15 if assigned to provide language assistance to voters.

Prospective poll workers must be U.S. citizens, registered voters in the state of California and have transportation to their assigned polling location. They also might need Internet access to complete an online training, and attend a two-hour class.

Voters in the general election will make their choice for president, senator and mayor of San Diego, among other races. Registrar of Voters Deborah Seiler estimated turnout will be around 75 to 80 percent.

To find out more about becoming a poll worker, click here.

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