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Stanly County, NC

it@stanlycountync.gov

1000 N 1st St, Ste 19, Albemarle, NC, 28001, US

704-986-3609

Apply Now for a 2021-2023 Precinct Official Appointment

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Are you an elected official or a candidate for the primary or general election?

Becasue you answered YES, you are unable to serve as a precinct official. Please contact our office for more information at 704-986-3647.

Do you currently hold an office in a state, congressional district, county or precinct political party or political organization?

Becasue you answered YES, you are unable to serve as a precinct official. Please contact our office for more information at 704-986-3647.

Are you the manager or treasurer for any candidate or political party?

Becasue you answered YES, you are unable to serve as a precinct official. Please contact our office for more information at 704-986-3647.

Do you have any family members who are also serving as precinct officials in Stanly County?

You may continue completing the application but becasue you answered YES, please contact our office at 704-986-3647.

Are you related to any of the candidates running for office? (spouse, parent, child, or sibling)

You may continue completing the application but becasue you answered YES, please contact our office at 704-986-3647.

PRECINCT OFFICIAL POSITIONS: Each precinct is appointed one Chief Judge and two Judges. Appointments are made in August of odd-numbered years for a two year term. The Chief Judge and one Judge are typically the party of the sitting Governor and the other Judge is of the opposite party (Unaffiliated voters are appointed if a position cannot be filled by a partisan official).  Assistants are appointed in pairs (one of each political party) by election as needed. Please read the brief descriptions below before choosing the positions you would be willing to work.

  • Chief Judges

Manages the precinct supplies security, transport, and precinct set-up. Oversees precinct officials and voting.

  • Judges

Works at the Ballot, Exit, and Information Stations. Judges assist the Chief Judge with verifying supplies, challenge hearings, and official documents.

  • Assistants

Technical knowledge at a level to work the Voter Check-in and Help Station laptops including typing, printing reports, and changing ink cartridges. Assistants also conduct curbside voting and may assist with ballots in a Presidential Election.

  • Emergency Assistants

Work when an emergency situation causes an appointed official to  be unable to fulfill his/her duties. These positions are filled by Unaffiliated voters. Emergency Assistants must attend training classes for all positions.

  • One-Stop Workers

Appointed by election as needed. Technical knowledge at a level to work the Voter check-in laptop, Ballot Station Scanner, or Help Desk laptop, including data entry.  Available mornings and/or evenings for three weeks prior to each Election.

  • Rovers

Appointed by election as needed to handle technical issues with voting equipment including the ballot counter, accessible voting machines, laptops, barcode scanners, cell phones, and other items as required. This includes data transfer, technical trouble shooting and support. Must have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle large enough to transport voting equipment if needed.

  • Multi-partisan Assistance Team (MAT) Members

Appointed by election as needed to provide assistance to people at assisted living facilities in registering to vote, applying for an absentee ballot, and completing an absentee ballot.  Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Available at various times for three months before an election for two to three hours per facility visit.

I am applying for the position(s) of (check all that apply):

All Precinct Officials will be required to

  • attend 2 hour training sessions (2 or 3 sessions may be required)
  • have their own transportation to and from the polling place on Election Day
  • work from 6:00 am until at least 8:00 pm
  • lift 30 pounds
  • assist with setting up the precinct the night before

Are you able to fulfill the Precinct Official requirements listed above?

Are you willing to work out side the Precinct you live in?

Select the items you are comfortable using:

One-Stop Early Voting Position Information

All One-Stop Early Voting Officials will be required to

  • attend additional training sessions specfic to One-Stop Early Voting
  • have their own transportation to and from the One-Stop Early Voting site
  • work all days during the early voting period
  • lift 30 pounds
  • assist with set up before early voting begins
  • some positions require walking & standing
  • must be available Monday-Saturday

Are you able to fulfill the One-Stop Early Voting Official requirements listed above?

Which One-Stop Early Voting Site location would you be willing to work at (check all that apply):

What station would you be willing to work at the One-Stop site? (check all that apply)

Election Day Rover Information

All Rovers are required to

  • posses a valid drivers license
  • have reliable transportation with the capacity to transport voting equipment (mid sized car or larger)
  • attend a 2 hour training class
  • Visit and inspect their assigned polling places the night before the election
  • Provide Election Day support to assigned precincts by phone/site visits

Are you able to fulfill the Rover requirements listed above?

NOTICE TO APPLICANT - PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU SIGN BELOW:


I understand that, persons appointed to these positions must be registered voters and residents of the county, of good repute, and able to read and write. Not more than one judge in each precinct shall belong to the same political party as the chief judge. The Board of Elections may remove you as a precinct official for misbehavior or neglect of duty. Compensation is provided upon completion of Officials duties.

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