FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 28, 2017
Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Phone: 650.363.4988 | Fax: 650.363.1903 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternate: Jim Irizarry, Assistant Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Phone: 650.363.4988 | Fax: 650.363.1903 | Email: email@example.com
60 Poll Workers Needed for March 7, 2017 Menlo Park City Elementary School District Special Election
Spanish and Chinese Speakers Encouraged to Apply
(Redwood City, CA) Mark Church, San Mateo County’s Chief Elections Officer and Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, announced that the Registration & Elections Division will train approximately 60 Poll Workers for the March 7, 2017 Menlo Park City Elementary School District Special Election. Poll Workers, also referred to as Election Officers, will manage 15 precincts on Election Day.
“Civic-minded volunteers who help us conduct our elections in a fair, transparent and non-partisan way are vital to the ongoing success of our democracy.” said Mr. Church.
To serve as a Poll Worker, individuals may call 650.759.2519 or apply online at www.shapethefuture.org under the Election Officers tab. Potential Poll Workers must attend a two and a half to three-hour training session in the week prior to the election. In the class, Poll Workers will learn Election Day procedures on all poll activities built into the curriculum.
Poll Workers receive a stipend ranging from $115.00 to $140.00 for the day, plus $25.00 for the time in training class, if they serve on Election Day.
For more information about the March 7, 2017 Menlo Park City Elementary School District Special Election, please call 650.312.5222, visit www.shapethefuture.org or follow @smcvote on Twitter.