Become an Election Worker!

The Riley County Election Office is currently recruiting election workers for upcoming elections. Election workers are an important part of the election process. This is a great opportunity to serve your community and earn extra money! 

Online Election Worker Application

Election Worker Application (pdf)

Student Worker Application (pdf)  16 & 17 year-old applicants, please fill out and submit

Please print, fill out the attached Election Worker Application and mail, email, or bring it into our office at the following address:

Riley County Clerk’s Office
110 Courthouse Plaza, Suite B118
Manhattan, KS 66502
785-565-6200

Email:  voterinfo@rileycountyks.gov

Election Worker Qualifications

Earn a little extra cash and serve an important civil duty!

If you are interested in becoming a paid election worker, you must have the following qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • 18 Years of age or older
  • Resident of Riley County
  • Must be able to attend mandatory training 
  • Work at least a 14 hour day without leaving the polling place

Election Worker Job Expectations

  • Effectively communicate with voters and other Election Board Workers
  • Be able to find voter names in the Electronic Poll Book, check voter ID, and process voter
  • Escort voters to voting machines, and retrieve ballot for the voter
  • Assist voter when needed
  • Set-up polling place the morning of the Election
  • Assist in closing the polling place at the end of Election Day