Poll Workers Still Wanted for Several Neighborhoods

Poll workers are still in demand for the June 5 Presidential Primary Election; especially those who are bilingual in Chinese, Filipino, Spanish and Vietnamese. The need is especially great in the neighborhoods listed below:  

English Encinitas, Solana Beach, Poway, La Mesa, Ramona, Santee
Chinese Del Dios, Del Mar, La Jolla, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Peñasquitos, Scripps Ranch, University City
Filipino Del Dios, Del Mar, Escondido, San Marcos, Mira Mesa, Encanto, Chula Vista, Otay, Paradise Hills, San Ysidro
Spanish Escondido, Clairemont, Mira Mesa, Linda Vista, Paradise Hills, Poway, Spring Valley
Vietnamese    Del Dios, Escondido, San Marcos, Rancho Peñasquitos, Mira Mesa, Clairemont/Linda Vista, Encanto, El Cajon, San Carlos, Nestor, Chula Vista

Poll workers receive a stipend ranging from $75 to $175 depending on the assignment and those who are bilingual receive an additional $15 if they are assigned to provide language assistance to voters.

Poll workers must be U.S. citizens, registered voters in the state of California and have transportation to their assigned polling location. Depending on the job assignment, they may also need access to the Internet to complete an online training and attend a two-hour class.

It is easy to apply online to become a poll worker at SDVote.com. For more information, call (858) 565-5800 or email Pollworker@sdcounty.ca.gov.