239-LEE-VOTE (533-8683) • Office Hours: M - F 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Our mission is to deliver superior election services to the voters of Lee County.
Poll Worker Requirements
To be a Poll Worker in Lee County, you must:
Positions available for future elections:
Register Inspector ‐ Verifies that voters have the required identification and checks voters into the precinct using an electronic poll book.
Ballot Inspector - Issues ballots to voters
Voter Assistance Inspector - Assists voters who request assistance in voting. (To apply for this position, it is preferred that you can read and write English and Spanish fluently, but it is not required.)
Precinct Deputy ‐ Stationed outside the polling room, responsible for maintaining order at the polls.
All poll workers are responsible for setting up and disassembling the polling room on Election Day. Poll workers work under the general direction of the Clerk assigned to their precinct on Election Day.
Poll Worker Interest Application
What happens after I submit a Poll Worker Interest application?
A staff member from the Poll Worker Department will contact you to set up a brief interview. The interview will take approximately thirty (30) minutes, and will be conducted at the Lee County Elections Center, 13180 S. Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers.
If you are selected to work, you will receive an Assignment Notice in the mail just before the election. The notice will provide the following information:
Important information regarding Poll Worker Training: Florida state law requires that all poll workers complete the mandatory training for the position they are assigned to work before EACH election. After you are assigned to work, you must complete the online training class AND attend your scheduled hands-on training class at the Elections Center, or you will not be permitted to work.
How much money will I earn?
Deputies and Inspectors are paid $200 (per election) for Election Day service and completing the required training classes.