By: Follow South Jersey Staff
CAMDEN, N.J. — As the need for election poll workers across the region has grown, Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order recently increasing the pay for Election Day poll workers from $275 to $300 and increasing the hourly rate by a commensurate amount for those who work during the early voting period of October 23 through October 31.
“We hope this serves as an incentive to attract needed applicants to serve as poll workers this election season,” Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli Jr. said in a press release from the county. “Having enough trained workers at each local polling place is an essential element to making sure our elections continue to run smoothly and securely.”
To apply to be a poll worker in Camden County or elsewhere in New Jersey, go to PollWorker.NJ.gov.
For more information about elections in Camden County, including a list of all polling places in your hometown, go to: https://www.camdencounty.com/service/board-of-elections/.
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