Polk County Election Office - Ongoing

The Polk County Election Office has both paid & volunteer positions available for high school seniors willing to work Elections as a Precinct Election Official.  Great learning opportunity for students in Government Class and students looking for hours toward graduation silver cord requirements. 

Please email or call 286-6303 if you have any questions. 


Requirements as defined in Iowa Code §49.13(6):

  • U.S. Citizen
  • At least 17 years of age
  • Be a student in good standing at an Iowa public or private secondary school
  • Have written approval of the school’s principal
  • Have written approval of the students parent of guardian
  • Complete our 2 hour school of instruction training course


More information @: http://auditor.co.polk.ia.us/election/2019/Training/YATB.pdf


Apply @: https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/auditor/election/election-official-application/