The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Election Workers

The various Election Worker positions assist the Election Commission in carrying out the functions necessary to conduct an election in DuPage County. These positions usually consist of one work day/night on or around Election Day.

Submit an Election Worker Interest Form 

Absentee Driver

The absentee driver delivers the absentee ballot application labels to the polling places within his/her route on Election Day. The Driver is required to pick-up his/her route at the Election Commission office at 6:00 am and start delivery to the polling places. The Driver must check back with the Election Commission in the afternoon for any additional instructions.

Pay is a flat fee of $75.00 plus mileage for the day.

Contact: Jessica Sierakowski 

Check-In Clerk

The chief function of the check-in clerk on Election Night is to receive from the Judges of Election all required election supplies designated by the DuPage County Election Commission.

Teams of check-in clerks are needed at the Receiving Center located at the DuPage County Complex.

  • Pay is $50.00 for the night
  • Hours are approximately: 6:30 p.m.– 10:30 p.m.

Contact: Cynthia Kneip  

Field Representative

The field representatives are trained personnel who serve as a link between the Election Commission and the judges of election in the polling place on Election Day. Each field representative visits assigned polling places lending support to the judges of election.

Pay is a flat fee of $200.00 plus mileage for the day.
Field Representatives start at 6:00 am and must be available till approximately 9:00 pm on Election Night.

Contact: Cynthia Kneip  

Student Workers

The student workers assist the judges of election when returning election supplies at the Receiving Center.

Pay rate is minimum wage at current Federal or State standard (whichever is higher)
Hours are approximately 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Minimum age is 14 yrs.
Student workers must have a Social Security number, as well as at least one form of identification, in order to work on election day.

Contact: Cynthia Kneip