Fairfax County Seeks Election Officers

April 24, 2013

News Highlights

  • Virginia Primary Election is June 11; General Election is Nov. 5.
  • Qualified residents with bilingual language and technology skills are needed.
  • Training sessions scheduled for May and June.

The Fairfax County Office of Elections is recruiting election officers for the June 11 Primary Election and/or the Nov. 5 General Election. Qualifications include being a registered voter in the Commonwealth of Virginia and availability to work at least half of Election Day.

"We encourage all qualified residents to become elections officers, especially those with technology skills, diverse language abilities, young adults seeking civic experience and networking opportunities, and recently retired professionals interested in public service," explained General Registrar Cameron Quinn.

Election officers are paid $100 for working all of Election Day (approximately 15 hours); $50 for a half day (approximately 8 hours). Each election officer is required to attend a one-time training class. For the Primary Election, training sessions are scheduled for May and June. For the training class schedule call 703-324-4735, TTY 711.

Three ways to apply to become an election officer:

  • Mail: Fill out and return the application form. (PDF)
  • Email: Include full name, current address, daytime telephone number and your date of birth. This information is necessary in order to verify your voter registration.
  • Call: 703-324-4735, TTY 711, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

More information or email elect@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Virginia State Board of Elections

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