Need some extra money? Or something to go on a college resume?
Louisiana allows students 17 years of age enrolled in the 12th grade of a public school or equivalent state approved private or home schooling program to work as an election commissioner.
You can earn $200 per election day, learn how elections work, and serve your community.
Call, email or contact your clerk’s office if interested.
REQUIREMENTS: You must be a registered voter in Louisiana, able to perform essential duties of a commissioner, able to attend a 1-2 hour training course, at least 17 years of age and a high school senior or older.
HOW TO SIGN UP:
1. To become an election worker, review the Election Worker Flyer and complete the Election Worker Application.
2. Return the completed application to your parish Clerk of Court’s Office.
3. The parish Clerk of Court’s office or registrar will contact you with your next steps.
Election Day Commissioner – works only on Election Day
Compensation depends on which certificates of instruction the commissioner has received:
-A commissioner who has received no certificates of instruction will earn $35
-A commissioner who has received a certificate of instruction will earn $100
-A commissioner who has received the pre-election certificate of instruction will earn $200
Election Day Commissioner-in-Charge – works only on Election Day
Earn $250 (or $350 if assigned to more than one precinct)
All Commissioners must arrive 30-60 minutes early and be able to stay at their assigned position all day.
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