Become a Precinct Election Official

Become a Precinct Election Official

What is a Precinct Election Official or PEO?

A PEO is an Election Judge. In Ohio an PEO is a registered voter who, on election day, is an official responsible for proper and orderly voting in their assigned precinct/polling location. 


What is a Voting Location Manager or VLM? 

A VLM is an Election Judge that takes a little more responsibility over his or her precinct and double checks to make sure everything is done accurately and timely.


What are the benefits?

•    Meet new people
•    PEO's earn $121.68 for the day
•    VLM's earn $130 for the day plus $25 for black bag pick up
•    Paid mandatory training of $10 per hour (1 to 2 hrs.)
•    Learn about local government
•    A feeling of accomplishment that you've performed a civic duty for your friends, neighbors and community


What are the requirements for all PEO's in Fairfield County 

•    Must be a U.S. Citizen
•    Must be a registered voter in Fairfield County
•    Must not have been convicted of a felony
•    Cannot be running as or related to a candidate for the election in which you are working
•    Cannot have a business with a candidate for the election which you are working
•    Must be at least 18 years of age
•    Must have transportation to and from the polling place
•    Election Day hours: 5am to approx. 8:30pm with lunch break


Click Here for Your Precinct Election Official Application