Election Workers

Each year the city recruits individuals interested in serving the community by becoming a paid Election Worker.  All election workers receive training in advance of the election and are compensated for each training session and for working Election Day.  To be eligible, workers must be registered voters in the State of Michigan.

Pollworkers are paid $120 per day, assistant precinct chairs are paid $130 and precinct chairs are paid $145/day.  Training is available and pollworkers receive $15 per training session.

Individuals interested in becoming an election worker may submit the election worker application (see link under Documents to the right) to:

Human Resources
City of Portage
7900 S. Westnedge Ave.
Portage, MI  49002


Additional questions may be directed to the Human Resources Department at 269-329-4533.