Work at the Polls

NOTICE: Appointment emails have been sent for the June 2022 Election. If you did not receive an email and believe you should have, please email pollworkers@arlingtonva.us

Election Officers & Volunteers 

Become an Election Officer

Election Officers are an essential position that serve voters at polling places on Election Day and during early voting.  To serve, you must be a registered Virginia voter.  High school students and volunteers can also work at polling places or assist with election-related activities.  Learn more:
Apply to Be an Election Official

Training

Once election officers have received an official assignment to work the election, they must complete a training class.  Assignment emails are customized each election to notify the election officer what type of training they must complete.  Links:
Online Training

June 2022 Training Schedule

We are offering in-person training sessions for the first time in two years! We encourage all Election Officers to attend an in-person training session, if possible. Assignment letters with training session sign-ups will be sent in May. 

Madison Community Center Training

Madison Community Center - Rooms 4 & 5 

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2022 | 2-4pm | Regular/New
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2022 | 6:30-8:30pm | Chief/Assistant
  • Thursday, June 2, 2022 | 2-4pm | Chief/Assistant 
  • Thursday, June 2, 2022 | 6:30-8:30pm | Regular/New

Fairlington Community Center Training

Fairlington Community Center - Rooms 100 & 118

  • Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 2-4pm | Regular/New
  • Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 6:30-8:30pm | Chief/Assistant 
  • Thursday, June 9, 2022 | 2-4pm | Chief/Assistant 
  • Thursday, June 9, 2022 | 6:30-8:30pm | Regular/New

Lubber Run Community Center Training

Lubber Run Community Center - Beech Room & Hickory Room

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2022 | 2-4pm | Regular/New
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2022 | 6:30-8:30pm | Chief/Assistant 
  • Thursday, June 16, 2022 | 2-4pm | Chief/Assistant
  • Thursday, June 16, 2022 | 6:30-8:30pm | Regular/New   

Online Training

Online Virtual Training

  • Monday, June 13, 2022 | 6:30-8:30pm | Regular/New
  • Wednesday, June 15, 2022 | 6:30-8:30pm | Chief/Assistant

 

Resources

This section offers resources and forms election officers sometimes need to complete before an election.
Election Officer Oath - Fill out only after completing a training class.
W9 Tax Form - For election officers working for the first time or those who have recently changed name or address.

Questions or Issues

Send us an email at pollworkers@arlingtonva.us or call us at 703-228-3456.