The Okmulgee County Election Board is in need of Precinct Officials for the upcoming 2024 election year.
How do you become a Precinct Official? Here are a few frequently asked questions: — What are the steps involved in becoming a Precinct Official?
You must be a registered voter in Okmulgee County, be able to perform the duties of a Precinct Official and attend mandatory training every two years.
— Do I get paid?
Yes, Precinct Officials are compensated for training and for their services on Election Day. The current rate for each day of work is as follows:
• Inspectors – $110 plus mileage for picking up and returning election supplies and if you drive 10 miles or more to your polling place
• Judges and Clerks – $100 plus mileage if you drive 10 or more miles to your polling place
• Rates increase to $225 for Inspectors and $200 for Judges and Clerks on July 1, 2024 — What are the hours of work?
All Precinct Officials must arrive at their assigned polling place by 6 a.m. on Election Day. Officials are done when all duties are completed following the close of the polls at 7 p.m. (usually by 7:30 p.m.)
– If you, or someone you know, are interested in helping to keep the election system running smoothly and efficiently, contact the Okmulgee County Election Board at 918-756-235 during business hours Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or email them at okmulgeecounty@ elections.ok.gov.