Sedgwick County needs election workers

More than 100 volunteers needed

WICHITA, Kan. - The Sedgwick County Election Office needs workers for the upcoming midterm elections.

Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman says with the expected high turnout, they currently do not have enough staff to help with the upcoming election.  The need over 100 volunteers.

The temporary position is a paid position.  Election clerks and provisional ballot judges are paid $120 for Election Day and $37.50 for training.

Half day clerks are paid $7.50 an hour for hours worked on Election Day and $37.50 for training. Election supervising judges are paid $150 for Election Day and $50.00 for training.

There are some requirements that must be met:

Workers must be a registered voter in Sedgwick County or a 16 or 17 year-old who is otherwise eligible to register to vote, except for not yet being of legal age.  They also must available to work on Election Day from 4:45 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. or until all of the closing procedures have been completed.

There are a limited number of half day positions available. The morning hours are from 4:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., afternoon 1 p.m. until all closing procedures have been completed.  

Workers must be available to attend mandatory training, training times are available during regular business hours as well as nights and weekends.  For more contact the election office at 316-660-7119 or electionworker@sedgwick.gov.

 

 

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