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Battle Creek looking for Election Day workers

Posted at 7:30 PM, Aug 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-28 19:30:40-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Battle Creek is looking for election workers to cover the polls Nov. 3 and to help with absentee ballots.

They’re looking for chairpersons, computer operators and election inspectors, according to a news release.

The positions pay $11-13 per hour.

Workers will assist voters at the polls, check voter registrations, enter names into poll books and set up polling stations.

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • Age 16-18 and a Michigan resident; or be 18 or older, a U.S. citizen and a registered Michigan voter
  • Able to attend a training session
  • Able to work at any polling location
  • Able to work from 6 a.m. on Election Day until the polls have closed and final balancing is complete (typically a 16-hour day)
  • Available for additional balancing at the Calhoun County Board of Canvassers as necessary
  • Not ever been convicted of a felony or election crime

Applications are available at

Return the application, with a copy of your driver’s license or state ID and Social Security Card to the Clerk’s Office at 10 N. Division St., Suite 111, Battle Creek, MI 49014.