Be a Nevada Guardian of Democracy

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What’s the difference between Poll Worker & Poll Watcher?

Poll Worker:
Nonpartisan, Paid (Clerks, Judges, Inspectors, Checker, Precinct Worker)

Poll Watcher:
Partisan, Volunteer (Observers, Monitors, Challengers)



To be a poll worker (Election Commissioner) You must be 18+, registered to vote in Nevada, be a resident of the county, complete required training. To sign up, contact your local board of elections. Election Day poll workers receive $150 for the day. Early voting poll workers are paid by the hour. 


At least 3 election board members, 1 of them designated chairman, are appointed by the county clerk at least 31 days before the election. May not all be of the same political party.

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.

Approx DEADLINE to sign up to be a Poll Worker

May 9, 2020


The county clerk shall allow members of the general public to observe the conduct of voting at a polling place. A member of the general public does not include any person who: gathers information for communication to the public; is employed or engaged by or has contracted with a newspaper, periodical, press association, or radio or television station; and is acting solely within his or her professional capacity. 

Who is Authorized to Challenge a Voter’s Eligibility on Election Day?

A person applying to vote may be challenged orally by any registered voter of the precinct upon the ground that he or she is not the person entitled to vote as claimed or has voted before at the same election.

Resources for Nevada:

  • Retweetable Tweet with links for Nevada here.
  • Shareable FB post & downloadable graphic here.
  • GoogleDoc here.

POLL WORKER (and Poll Watcher) Requirements & links to sign-up in All 50 States, STATE BY STATE Including:

  • Who is Authorised to Challenge a Voter’s Eligibility on Election Day? 
  • & Links to retweetable TWEETS & shareable FB Posts for each State
  • Twitter THREAD with links here.
  • Facebook shareable Album with downloadable graphics here.
  • On the Postcards for America website here.
  • On the Unhack the Vote Website here.

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