As the poll worker shortage continues across metro Atlanta, a Gwinnett County spokesman said the elections office will likely be recruiting poll officials up to the last minute before the November election.
Poll workers earn up to a $390 stipend.
Applications will be accepted Aug. 31 at the Lawrenceville branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library, from 3-7 p.m.
Some of the qualifications needed to become a poll worker include:
- U.S. citizenship.
- At least 16 years old.
- Must be a resident of Gwinnett County or a neighboring county such as Barrow, Walton, Dekalb, Fulton, Rockdale, Hall, or Forsyth.
- Able to read, write and speak English.
- Have reliable transportation to the polling location and required trainings.
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