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      County to hire poll workers

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      CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- It's a way to make some easy money and do your civic duty.

      The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration is looking for 400 poll managers for Mt. Pleasant, James Island, Isle of Palms and Sullivan's Island.

      Poll workers will make $120 for helping voters and monitoring polling places.

      "Poll managers have a unique opportunity to serve the community, meet their neighbors and become involved in the democratic process," said Joseph Debney, BEVR's Executive Director.

      They have to work all day on Election Day, Tuesday June 10, and attend a two-hour training session beforehand.

      Election Day duties include: processing of voters, ballot distribution, activation of the voting machines, compliance with election law and procedures, and general voter assistance.{}

      Applicants must be:

      A registered voter in Charleston County or an adjoining county (Dorchester, Berkeley, Georgetown or Colleton County). Although not registered voters, students ages 16 and 17 may apply as well.

      Willing and able to attend a Poll Manager Training Session (two to three hours in length) and pass a written certification test.

      Prepared to work the entire Election Day, from 6 a.m. until approximately 7:30 p.m.

      Non-partisan and neutral when working an election.

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      TO APPLY FOR A POLL MANAGER POSITION:

      Click here to download an application and employment verification form.

      For questions, contact electionworkers@charlestoncounty.org or by phone at (843) 974-6421.

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