Poll Workers - Election Boards

Election Boards
Are you interested in becoming a member of an Election Board?  Please contact the County Clerk’s office at (402) 375-2288 or email.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be a registered voter in Wayne County
  • Must attend training prior to each election
  • Must not be a candidate for office at that election
  • Must have good eye sight and hearing
  • Must be able to sit from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Time Off From Work
  • Employers cannot penalize employees in any way for serving on an Election Board.  This includes discharge from employment, loss of regular or overtime pay,  loss of vacation or sick leave, the threat of such action, or any other form of penalty as a result of his/her absence from employment due to serving on an Election Board.
  • Employers must pay an employee his or her regular wages for the time he/she is absent due to service on an Election Board.  The employer has the option to subtract the amount earned as an Election Board member during his/her normal work hours from his/her pay.