The Hamilton County Republican Party is in need of Republicans willing to work on Election Day. If you are interested, please email us at, by Friday, January 8 at noon! Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions. Email us with any additional questions you have. This is a great opportunity for us to work and show our Patriotism on Election Day, please sign up to work the Polls today!

Training dates are January 10 – 14,  2016 and January 18 – 23, 2016. You are asked to attend one training session, which usually lasts around 2 hours. A morning and afternoon session will be offered, as well as one Saturday. Election Days are March 1, August 4 and November 8, 2016.

Thank you from the Hamilton County Republican Party


Frequently Asked Questions: 
  • Will I be paid to work on Election Day?
    Yes. Your income will depend on the duty you perform, but the range is from $100 to $160 for the Officer of Election. 
  • Will training be provided?
    Yes. As a new worker, you will attend a required training session and you will be paid $20 to attend this class. 

  • What will the hours be on Election Day?
    You will need to report to your assigned polling location no later than 7:00am (a half hour before the polls open on Election Day). You are required to stay at the polling place until the polls close at 8:00pm and all of the election equipment has been properly stored. 

  • What should I bring with me?
    You should bring food, beverages and any medications you are required to take for the day. You may also bring a book or magazines. 

  • Job Requirements
    You must be a registered voter in Hamilton County OR at least 17 years old and a resident of Hamilton County.
    You must be willing to commit to work the full 14 hours on Election Day.
    You must be able to understand and follow written directions.
    You must be willing to attend the training session before each election.
    You will be cross-trained and expected to perform multiple jobs. 
Government employees (Federal, State, County or Municipal) cannot be election officials, TCA §2-1-112. School teachers and employees of higher education may work. While there is no law against it, close relatives of candidates on the ballot will not be hired.