Election Official Information

Election Official Information

Are you interested in becoming an Election Official in the City of Beloit? The City encourages all private citizens to vote and to become involved in the election process.

One of the most rewarding ways to be involved is to become an Election Inspector (poll worker) and work on Election Day at one the City's nine polling places. Citizen involvement is essential to conduct open, accurate, and fair elections in Wisconsin. Please see the link below for a packet to be completed and returned to the City Clerk's office or call 608-364-6680.

 

Election Official Duties
  • Set up the polling place
  • Register voters
  • Issue ballots
  • Record who votes
  • Monitor election equipment
  • Complete & Reconcile Election Day forms
  • Tally write-in votes
  • Close the polls

 

Qualifications

  • Be an eligible voter in Rock County (an adult U.S. citizen who has resided in Rock County for at least 28 days, and not disqualified from voting).*
  • Have never been convicted of a felony.*
  • Attend training prior to every election you work
  • Ability to effectively work well with multicultural populations
  • Pay close attention to detail
  • Speak, read, write, and understand English
  • Perform duties in a non-partisan manner
  • Abide by state and federal election laws
  • Never engage in electioneering at the polling place
  • Treat all voters with respect
  • Treat Election Officials and Clerk’s Office employees with respect
  • Be free from the influence of alcohol and/or drugs while at the polls
  • Not be a candidate for any office on the ballot for that election
  • Regularly check e-mail for communications from the Clerk's Office

* Anyone who is not a U.S. citizen or who has been convicted of a felony may only be appointed to the position of Greeter, and may not be appointed as an Election Official.

The Wisconsin Election Commission has a great site for all voters in WI: http://elections.wi.gov/voters