The Porter County
Election Board and Voters Registration Office are actively looking for
persons interested in working the polls on Primary Election Day, May 6.
Poll Inspectors are
paid $135 for their work and both pole judges and clerks are paid $110. Each
worker will also receive a $15 meal allowance.
If you or someone
you know is interested in being a poll worker, please call 219-465-3594 to
be assigned to a Republican position or 219-465-3496 to be assigned to a
Democrat position. You may also stop by Voters Registration Office at 155
Indiana Ave., Room 105, in Valparaiso.
All poll workers
must attend at least one training class. Applicants must be residents of
The Election Board
also voted to allow high school students ages 16 and over to work as poll
clerks and judges. Students must have at least a “B” grade average in order
to be eligible and will need written permission from their parents and
school in order to participate.