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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY ELECTIONS DIVISION


555 Escobar St., Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 335-7800


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE:         August 30, 2012
CONTACT:      Candy Lopez, Assistant County Registrar
PHONE:        (925) 335-7800


ELECTION OFFICERS NEEDED

The Contra Costa County Election Department is looking for civic minded people willing
to serve as poll workers for the November 6, 2012 Presidential General Election. We are
looking for Inspectors and Clerks in the following cities: Alamo, Antioch, Brentwood,
Byron, Concord, Crockett, Danville, Discovery Bay, El Cerrito, Hercules, Lafayette,
Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pittsburg, Pinole, Richmond, San Pablo, San Ramon and
Walnut Creek. Bilingual (English/Spanish) workers are also needed. You must be a
registered voter in California to qualify for a poll worker position.

No prior experience is necessary. Procedure Training for Clerks can be completed on-line
and live classes are by appointment only and are held at our Martinez training facility.

Inspectors receive a $100 stipend and Clerks receive an $80 stipend for Election Day.
Other stipends ranging from $5 to $20 are also paid for various duties such as attending
class, picking up supplies, delivering ballots and for providing Spanish bilingual
assistance.

We have a poll worker program for High School students called “Youth With A Vision”,
in which students at least 16 years of age with a 2.5 GPA can serve as poll workers,
receive a stipend and fulfill community service requirements.

Service groups and non-profits are encouraged to take advantage of our Adopt-a-Poll
program to earn money for their group. Groups can raise $500 or more while serving
their community on Election Day.

County and State employees are encouraged to apply as Inspectors.

For information regarding these opportunities, call the Contra Costa County Elections
Dept. at (925) 335-7873 or email EO.Recruitment@vote.cccounty.us



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