Poll Workers

Poll Workers NeededThe Williamsburg County Voter Registration & Election Office is always looking for excited and qualified poll workers to work on Election Day. Becoming a poll worker is a great opportunity to give back to your community while learning the electoral process.


In order to be a poll manager or clerk, YOU MUST: 

  • Be a registered voter. Sixteen- or Seventeen-year-olds can also work as assistant poll managers. 
  • Attend a Poll Manager Training Class before EACH election. Classes are between 2.5 to 3 hours in length. 
  • Be willing and able to work the ENTIRE Election Day, from approximately 6:00 AM until approximately 8:00 PM. 
  • Be non-partisan and neutral when working an election. 
  • Not be related to or work for any candidate on the ballot in your assigned precinct. 

Election Day Responsibilities include:

  • Greeters
  • Processing of voters
  • Activating the Ballot Marking Device for each voter
  • Compliance with election law and procedures, and general assistance to voters 

Poll Worker Pay 

Clerks (the lead poll manager):                                                 Poll Managers and Assistants

$60.00 for training                                                                      $60.00 for training

$60.00 for paperwork  and responsibilities                                $100.00 for working all of election day

$100.00 for working all of election day                                                                 

$100.00 for additional training 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete the following form below that applies to you:

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When your application is received, you will be added to our mailing list. We will keep you informed of upcoming Poll Manager training sessions and elections. Once a position becomes available at a precinct in our county, the Director uses this database to contact citizens to fill the vacancy. For further information about working the polls, email wcvr@wc.sc.gov  or call the Board of Voter Registration & Elections at (843)355-6044.

Once contacted ALL NEW Workers must fill out Human Resource Paperwork and email to wcvr@wc.sc.gov

Thank you for your interest!

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