Poll Official Information
Complete the one page application and mail, email or hand-deliver it to our office.
Poll officials are appointed by the Election Commission no more than ninety (90) days prior to Election Day. A letter of appointment is sent to the poll official and a response is required by law. Poll Officials are compensated for their work unless they choose to waive their compensation.
Poll Officials are required to attend training. Training classes are conducted usually no more than thirty (30) days prior to Election Day and are held on a day and time set by the Election Commission.
Polling Place Assignments
You must appear at your assigned polling place at approximately 6:00 a.m. The Officer of Election dismisses the poll officials at the precinct after the polls close at 7:00 p.m. and when all the tasks are completed.
Poll Officials are compensated for their work on Election Day and for their Training Class.
It is around $125.00 However, a poll official may choose to waive their compensation . This would apply to individuals who may have been included in the Tennessee Achieves education program.
Calendar of Elections
Even Numbered Years-
March or May (1st Tuesday)
August (1st Thursday)
November (1st Tuesday after 1st Monday)
Odd Numbered Years-Municipal Elections
May (1st Tuesday) City of Brentwood
October (4th Tuesday) City of Franklin