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County Elections - Registrar of Voters

Terry A. Hansen

915 8th St., Suite 107, Marysville, CA 95901


Phone: (530) 749-7855

Fax: (530) 749-7854


Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00  p.m.






Why be a poll worker?

  • Be involved in the democratic process.
  • Contribute to your community.
  • Earn extra money!


What are the requirements to be a poll worker?

  • You must be a registered voter in California or lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States.
  • Attend a mandatory training class.
  • Must be able to work from 6:00 a.m. until all closing activities have been completed (approximately 9:30 p.m.) on Election Day.


What does a poll worker do?

  • Sets up polling place with proper supplies and equipment.
  • Assists voters through the day with all aspects of voting.
  • Closes polling site and completes appropriate balancing processes at the end of the day.


Poll Worker Positions

Inspector - Pay $90

  • Supervises polling place operations.
  • Picks up supplies prior to Election Day.


Clerk - Pay $75

  • Performs voting tasks as directed by Inspector.


Mandatory Training - Pay $10

  • Several training sessions are conducted to accommodate schedules.
  • Training lasts approximately 2.50 hours.


How do I apply to be a poll worker?

Complete a poll worker application and return it to the Yuba County Elections Office

  • By Fax - (530)749-7854

  • By Email:

  • By Mail or in person - 915 8th Street, Suite 107, Marysville, CA  95901

Your application will be reviewed and you will be notified by mail of your training date. Important:  All applications are checked against the Megan's Law Database.


Student Poll Worker Program

California Elections Code section 12302 allows eligible students to be appointed as poll workers on Election Day.  As poll workers, students learn first hand the importance of participating in the electoral process and they provide much needed support at polling place locations. 


In order to be eligible to be appointed as a poll worker, a student must be:

  • A United States Citizen or lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States;
  • At least 16 years of age at the time of the election in which he or she will be serving;
  • A high school student with a grade point average of at least 2.5 (based on a 4.0 scale);
  • A student in good standing, attending a public or private secondary education institution.
  • Student Poll Worker Application









Clerk-Recorder • 915 8th. St., Suite 107, Marysville, CA 95901 • (530) 749-7855 • Fax: (530) 749-7854


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