Be A Poll Worker

Poll Workers Needed!

This is an important and exciting way to participate in democracy. Poll workers receive compensation for their time.

Who can be a Poll Worker?

■ You must be registered to vote in Middlesex County

■ You must be able to read and write English

■ You must have transportation to the polling place

■ You must attend a Poll Worker Training Class of Instruction

■ You must not be a candidate or a close relative of a candidate whose name appears on the ballot

How to become a Poll Worker:

■ Contact our office at 777 Jersey Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, or phone 732.745.3471

■ Office hours are 8:30am to 4:15pm, Monday, Wednesday through Friday and Tuesday 8:00am to 6:30pm

■ Go to www.njelections.org for a pollworker application

What a Poll Worker does:

■Attend a training class prior to the election and every 2 years

■ Reports to the polling place 45 minutes before the polls open on Election Day

■ Prepares the polling place for voting

■ Verifies that voters are registered in the precinct

■ Assists voters in the voting process

■ Maintains order at the polls

■ Closes polling location when polls close (9:00 p.m. for School Elections and 8:00 p.m. for Primary and General Elections)

Poll Worker Info

Middlesex County Poll Worker Reference Site


If you would like more information about being a Poll Worker, click here.
If you would like to become a Poll Worker, contact us at:
Middlesex County Board of Elections
11 Kennedy Boulevard
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Phone: 732-745-3471
Fax: 732-826-6560
For an application to become a Poll Worker, click here.
If you have any questions concerning the information on this site, please call 732-745-3471.