You are eligible to serve as a Poll Inspector if you are registered voter in Rensselaer County.

What is the Rate of Pay?

Working the Primary or General Election: $200

(Additional $20 for Chairperson)

Attending the Inspector Training Class: $25

Working during Early Voting:   Weekday: $110     Sat or Sun: $75

Poll Inspector W-9


You have several ways to APPLY to become a Poll Inspector:


Please Note:  Applying does NOT guarantee you will be hired as a poll inspector.  Your name will be added to our list of potential poll inspectors.  You will be contacted only if you will be needed and then will be provided with signup information for inspector classes.