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.
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!