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Election Officials

Be a vital part in conducting elections with accuracy, integrity and dignity.

What do Election Officials do? 
Election officials are responsible for administering election procedures in each polling place.

Duties include:

  • Open and close the polls
  • Set up voting equipment
  • Register and sign-in voters
  • Record vote totals

Election Official Training Materials: Please Stay Tuned as we are updating regularly.

Who is eligible? To be an Election Official, you must:

  • Be a Registered Voter
  • Be able to read, write and speak English
  • Attend a training class

What is the time commitment? 
Election Officials work approximately 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Are Election Officials paid? 
Yes. Election Officials are compensated.

Are Election Officials guaranteed time off from work? 
Most employers are willing to work out arrangements.

What kind of training do Election Officials receive? 
Classes are held throughout the County for Election Officials.

How can I become an Election Official? 
Judge of Elections and Inspectors of Election are elected offices. However, there are appointed positions in each polling place. Some polls are adequately staffed, but there are some polling places that are always in need of workers. Please fill out our 
Online Election Official Application (Adobe PDF Required).


Bucks County Board of Elections 
55 E. Court St. 
Doylestown, PA 18901 
Board of Elections - 215-348-6154 
elections@buckscounty.org
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

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Municipal Primary Portal 2021

Absentee/Mail-In Ballot Drop Box Locations

The Upper Bucks Government Services Center
261 California Road
Quakertown, PA 18951

The Bucks County Administration Building
55 East Court Street
Doylestown, PA 18901

The Lower Bucks Government Services Center
7321 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19055

Bucks County Free Library
Yardley–Makefield Branch

1080 Edgewood Rd.
Yardley, PA 19067

Absentee/Mail-In Ballot Drop Box Hours
(Hours Subject to Change)
 
May 3-12, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (weekdays only)
May 13 – 14, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
May 15 – 16, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
May 17, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
May 18, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
 

The last day to apply for an Absentee or Mail-in ballot is Tuesday, May 11th.