TUSCARAWAS COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS

* * Precinct Election Official Information * *

Important Dates

Jan. 1, 2017 - Applications for absentee ballots for 2017 elections may be accepted. Absentee Request Form

April 3, 2017 - Deadline for voter registration for the Primary Election
Voter Registration Form


May 2, 2017 - Primary/Special Election Day
Polls Open at 6:30 a.m.
Polls Close at 7:30 p.m.


You can serve your community:

  • The Tuscarawas County Board of Elections can offer you that opportunity. The board hires dedicated, community-minded individuals as Voting Location Managers and Precinct Election Officials to staff and operate the polling locations in the county each Election Day.

Why am I needed?

  • Without Voting Location Managers and Precinct Election Officials the election cannot be held

  • Voting Location Managers and Precinct Election Officials help to make sure that an election is fair and impartial according to election laws of the State of Ohio.

Am I eligible?

  • Yes, if you are:

    1. A registered voter in Tuscarawas County

    2. Must be declared Republican or Democrat

    3. Enjoy working with people

    4. Willing to attend a training session

    5. Available for current or future elections

What do I have to do?

  • Attend a training session - three hours for training

  • Report to work at 5:45 A.M. on Election Day and serve until all duties are completed after the closing of the polls at 7:30 P.M.

  • Voting Location Managers must pick up election supplies at the Board of Elections and return election materials to the proper location as designated by the Board

  • Set up the voting machines

  • Put up election signs

  • Verify voter eligibility

  • Process voters

  • Issue ballots to voters

  • Other miscellaneous clerical duties

  • End the election and dismantle voting machines and pack up all supplies after the polls close at 7:30 P.M.

When am I needed?

  • The polling locations must be fully staffed for all elections held in the county.

Where will I work?

  • Many public buildings such as schools, township halls, libraries and churches are used as polling locations.

  • Every effort is made to place you at a convenient location whenever possible.

How much will I be paid?

  • $102 for Election Day plus $73 for training
  • Voting Location Managers are paid mileage to return equipment and supplies

How do I sign up?

Please Print and Fill out the application form and mail it to:

TUSCARAWAS COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS
ATTN. BARB
P.O. BOX 69
NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO 44663

Precinct Election Official Application (PDF)

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