Monroe County Board of Elections looking for poll workers ahead of election season

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC)— Want to help out at the polls come November? The Monroe County Board of Elections is looking for some helping hands.

The BOE says it needs at least 2,600 workers to be out at the county’s 264 polling locations for the upcoming 2021 General Election.

The pay comes in at a cool $14 per hour, with working hours between 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Election Day, which is Nov.2. Workers will be given an additional $25 for training before they’re assigned to a site.

If you are interested, you must be a registered voter in Monroe County.

You’re asked to email the BOE at To express interest in serving as a Spanish or ASL interpreter, email

In the email, the board asks you to provide: your full name, address, party affiliation, and the area within Monroe County you would like to work.