​Officers of Election Needed in Virginia Beach for the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election

Monday, September 08, 2014

The Voter Registrar’s Office is looking for citizens to staff nearby Virginia Beach polling places on Nov. 4, Election Day.  We are inviting you to help us in assisting your family, friends and neighbors in having a satisfying experience when voting.

An Officer of Election assists citizens and facilitates a successful voting experience with duties, which may include check-in of registered voters, assisting with paperwork, tallying results, and other general customer service duties.  Officers of Election receive training to help prepare for their assigned duties and are asked to follow the Virginia Election guidelines and standards.

The compensation for attending training and working the full day is $135.00.

  • You must be qualified to vote in Virginia to be an officer of election.
  • Attend training class.
  • Arrive at the polling place at 5 a.m. and remain there until election results have been reported (generally around 8 or 9 p.m.). 
  • Be courteous and people-friendly to our voters.
  • Wear appropriate dress (no blue jeans, workout clothes, t-shirts, shorts, or any political paraphernalia).

If you are interested in serving, please contact the Voter Registrar’s Office at 757-385-8683 or by email at electiontraining@vbgov.com.  You may also submit an Online Interest Form or complete and print the Election Official Appointment Packet at www.vbgov.com/voter and submit directly the Voter Registrar’s Office at 2449 Princess Anne Rd., Municipal Center, Bldg. 14, Virginia Beach, VA  23456.

Please contact us by Oct. 3.