Des Moines — Monday evening, Iowa counties called upon residents to serve as poll workers for the next general election.
Tuesday, August 16th is designated as Help America Vote Day.
This day was established as a national awareness day by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to encourage people to assist poll worker recruitment efforts across the country.
Iowa counties are constantly in need of citizens to step up and serve as poll workers.
As a poll worker, you would check in voters and issue them ballots on Election Day.
Most counties use a computer to walk precinct election officials through the steps.
Your overall boss would be your County Auditor, who runs local elections.
Residents who serve as a Poll worker will a receive training session, and are paid for both the training session and Election Day.
Rates vary between counties.
Iowa's next general election will be held Tuesday, November 8th.
Polls will open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Precinct election officials will start setting up at 6:00 a.m.
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