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

Once the Application Opens, save it to your desktop then you can fill it in, save it and email it to:


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