Election Day Workers





Conducting elections is a big job, and we cannot do it alone.  Each year the Kansas City Election Board utilizes 800 – 1200 Election Day workers in various capacities around the city in order to get the job done.  


Qualifications for All Positions

  • Must be a registered voter in Missouri;
  • Must indicate your party (Democrat or Republican) affiliation;
  • Able to read, write, and speak English fluently;
  • Access to reliable transportation to/from both training session and Election Day assignment;
  • Ability to work anywhere in the KC metro area;
  • Must attend mandatory training session before each election;
  • *Fluency with current technology a plus*.



  • Election Day compensation is based on the position assigned. Please refer to the rate list below for detailed compensation information.
  • All Election Day workers are paid for working election day and for one to two training sessions.


Poll Worker Compensation Rates 

  • Ballot or Poll Pad Judge - $250
  • Supervisory Judge - $275
  • Mandatory Training Session (All positions) - $25


Click here to download the Poll Worker Brochure


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Poll Worker Application

To become an Election Judge, please fill out and submit the following application.

You will be contacted by a Judge Supervisor if/when an opening is available.
* Indicates required questions

Full Name *
Contact Information
Personal Information

Address (Must reside in Missouri) *

Do you have a reliable method of transportation? *

Poll workers are required to be at their assigned poll at 5AM on election morning.

Are you willing to serve anywhere within KCMO? *

Service Area

Are you fluent in any languages other than English?


Are you currently employed by Jackson County or the city of Kansas City Missouri? Please check the appropriate box. *