Poll Workers are an important component of the elections process. They are the front-line representatives– most citizens never interact with any Election Official other than the Poll Workers – that makes the need for quality, dedicated Poll Workers exceptionally important. Simply put, the elections process would be impossible without a strong base of Poll Workers. Currently, Madison County has over 800 highly trained Poll Workers, including more than 75 seasoned Inspectors. Each worker is an active voter, serving their community and local government proudly.
To become a Madison County Poll Worker, you must meet the following requirements:
- Be a registered voter in Madison County
- Interact well with the public and work well in stressful situations
- Complete in-depth training prior to each election, or as required by the Code of Alabama
- Able to work a period of 14 to 15 hours on election day
Click HERE to print the Poll Worker Application Form
- You must be a registered voter in Madison County
- Complete an application – either online or by printing and returning to our office.
- Once your completed application is received, your name will be added to the list of eligible workers in your voting precinct – this list does not guarantee that you will work in any election
- Prior to each election the list of Poll Workers is provided to the Inspector for each voting precinct – using this list, the Inspector organizes a team to meet the voting volume expected for an election
- The list of Poll Workers is returned to our office and those selected by the Inspector will be reviewed by the Appointing Board. When the final list is approved a letter will be mailed notifying the selected of their appointment to serve and outlining available classroom and online training sessions First time workers are required to attend a classroom training session
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact us at (256) 532-3330.