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Somerville Polling Place Hiring Workers for 2024 Presidential Primary

The City of Somerville is hiring polling place workers for the upcoming 2024 Presidential Primary on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. 

No experience is required to be an election inspector, you will receive $200 for participating in this important civic activity. More information on election worker roles and payments please see below. 

  • Get paid $200 for doing a civic activity
  • Receive a 2 hour lunch/time off period
  • No experience necessary. The location warden will tell you what to do.
  • Please call 617-625-6600 and ask for Elections or email

General Duties 
Poll workers are encouraged to commit to working the entire day of the primary election: Tuesday, March 5, 2024. The workday starts at 6:30 a.m. and ends after the polls close at 8 p.m., with a two-hour break. Election inspectors check off names as voters check in, assist at the voting machine, or staff the demonstration table. Inspectors also help set up and break down the precinct. The compensation is $200 per day. 

The document below must be completed in order to become a poll worker. If packet is completed you may return in person to HR department or fax to Fax: (617)666-4426 or email password protected as it contains sensitive information.

Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs, activities, and meetings of the City of Somerville should please contact Adrienne Pomeroy at 617-625-6600 ext. 2059 or

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