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San Francisco recruits poll workers for March 3 election

The Department of Elections in San Francisco is recruiting people interested in serving as poll workers in the March 3 election.

Poll workers facilitate voting at neighborhood polling places on Election Day and receive a stipend ranging from $180 to $240, depending on the assignment.

Director John Arntz said:

“(The Department of Elections) expects the 2020 elections to be among the largest in the city’s history.”

Arntz added:

“There is no better way to fully participate in these historically significant moments than supporting our community and being a poll worker.”

The department recruits more than 2,000 volunteers during each election to assist voters at the polls and provides training and materials.

A poll worker application is available online at, by calling (415) 554-4395 or in person at the department office in Room 48 at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place.

The department is also hiring temporary employees to assist with tasks before, during, and after the election. A list of available positions is available at

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