Volusia County Department of Elections
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Positions
(Updated January 20, 2016)

The Election Board is a group of poll workers assigned to each precinct in Volusia County.  Duties vary and may include standing, bending, stooping and lifting approximately 15-20 pounds; also requires normal vision and manual dexterity. 

The different positions are as follows:

Clerk

  • Manages all precinct operations

  • Oversees and ensures all members of the Election Board carry out their duties and responsibilities as required by law

  • Responsibilities prior to election day include:

    • Meet the Department of Elections staff the day before Elections for supply/equipment delivery

    • Set up polling site the day before Election

  • Returns ballots and equipment to a designated drop site Election night

  • Trained in all positions

  • Attend required training class (4-6 hours)

Assistant Clerk

  • Manages the voter assistance table

  • Verifies a voters' eligibility to vote

  • Correctly operates the EViD (Electronic Voter Identification system)

  • Correctly issues ballots

  • Processes paperwork and answers voter questions

  • Must be able to assume all duties of the Clerk should he/she become unavailable

  • Attend required training class (4-6 hours)

Precinct Register Inspector

  • Verifies the eligibility of voters

  • Correctly operates the EViD (Electronic Voter Identification system)

  • Ensures the precinct register is signed by the voter

  • Correctly issues ballots

  • Attend required training class (3 hours)

Voting Equipment Inspector

  • Operates the voting equipment

  • Responsible for maintaining the proper operation of voting equipment and assisting voters on the use of the equipment

  • Uploads election results

  • Breaks down voting equipment election night

  • Attend required training class (3-4 hours)

Poll Deputy

  • Greets and directs voters to the polling room

  • Enforces the 100 ft. No Solicitation boundary

  • Maintains peace and good order

  • Deputized by the Volusia County Sheriff's Department

  • Attend required training class (1-2 hours)

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