WCEC to hold poll worker training

Published 12:30 am Thursday, February 22, 2024

The Warren County Election Commission will hold a training session for poll workers ahead of the March 12, primary election.

The training session will take place Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Ardis T. Williams Sr. City Auditorium, located at 901 Monroe Street.

WCEC Chairman and District 4 Commissioner Sara Carlson Dionne said becoming a poll manager is not just about volunteering; it’s about actively shaping the democratic process.

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Dionne said community participation is crucial to Community Service: By attending the training, citizens are contributing to the smooth and fair conduct of elections in the community; Civic Engagement: As a poll manager, citizens play a pivotal role in fostering civic participation. Poll managers are the face of the democratic process, ensuring that every vote counts.

Those choosing to act as poll managers will be compensated $200 for each election worked, plus an extra $20 per hour for training.

Those interested in this fulfilling opportunity may complete this application online: https://co.warren.ms.us/poll-worker-application/.

For more information, Dionne may be reached by email at sdionne@co.warren.ms.us.