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To be an election official, you must:
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You can become an election official by:
Election officials have several duties including:
Election Officials work from 6 a.m. (to open the polls) until approximately 9 p.m. (when the polls close and the tallying of the returns paperwork is completed).
Yes. Election officials are compensated per election:
Election Officials attend a 1.5 to 2 hour training class held at the Venango County Courthouse Annex. Trainees are compensated a stipend of $10 for attending.
If you have more questions, please call the Venango County Courthouse at 814-432-9512 or 814-432-9508.
You may also view a training video that will provide an overview of what duties must be performed on Election Day.