Become an Election Official

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Become an Election Official


The City of Manassas Electoral Board invites you, as a registered voter, to become an active participant in your government. You will earn compensation while providing a critical service to your community.

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Am I Eligible?

Yes, if you are a qualified voter in Virginia, do not hold elected office, and are not related to or employed by an elected official.

Will I be trained?

Yes. Paid training sessions are held prior to each election.

Will I be paid?

Yes. Election officials are paid for their work on election day as well as for their training. Contact the Voter Registration and Elections Department for compensation rates.

What will I need to do?

Along with the Precinct Chief:
  • Begin at 5 a.m. on election day to prepare the precinct for voting
  • Set up voting equipment
  • Check in voters
  • Demonstrate voting procedures to voters
  • Close precinct and certify vote totals, finishing around 9 p.m.
You must be available to work the entire day.

When am I needed?

View a list of upcoming election dates.

How do I apply?

Submit an Election Official Interest Form and you will be contacted by a member of our staff.

 Thank you for your interest!