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
You have several ways to APPLY to become a Poll Inspector:
- Calling our office at 518-270-2990.
- Selecting ‘Contact Board of Elections’ and under ‘comment’ please state you would like to become a poll inspector and you must include your phone number and email address.
- Selecting this link: Become a Pollworker Form (ny.gov)
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.