Election Officials (Poll Workers) Needed in Virginia Beach for the June 21, 2022, Party Primary Elections

Friday, April 22, 2022

​The City of Virginia Beach Voter Registration & Elections Office is looking for dedicated citizens to staff each of the city's 100 polling places on Primary Election Day, June 21, 2022.

An Officer of Election assists citizens and facilitates a successful voting experience through duties which include checking-in of registered voters, assisting with paperwork, tallying results and other election-related tasks. Training will be provided to prepare for assigned duties.

Compensation for attending training and working Election Day is $172.00.

Requirements and Essential Qualifications

  • A resident and registered voter of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Cannot hold an elected office or be the employee of an elected official. 
  • Must attend a training session.
  • Be able to speak, read, and write English.
  • Maintain patience when interacting with a variety of people during a long day.
  • Must not engage in any political conversation with voters and/or fellow Election Officials.
  • Cannot communicate any bias or opinions on the election or any of the candidates at the polling location.
  • Must be willing to do what is necessary to maintain and secure the voting environment.
  • Election Officials work for the Electoral Board and follow the guidelines and standards that lead to exceptional customer service in guiding our citizens to a successful and positive voting experience.

If you are interested in serving, contact the Voter Registration & Elections Office at 757-385-8683 or electiontraining@vbgov.com by May 13. Individuals can also apply online, or print and complete the Notice of Appointment packet available at www.VBgov.com/voter

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