Get in touch with your county auditor today to ensure every voter has the ability to cast their ballot on Election Day by signing up as a precinct worker
Precinct workers or poll workers are key players in running polling places on Election Day. This paid position is recruited by your county auditor. But precinct workers do more than check in voters and hand out ballots. They are on the frontlines of defending every South Dakotans right to access the ballot and work to ensure voters are knowledgeable of the political process and understand how to make their voices heard on Election Day.
Being a precinct worker is also a great way to increase visibility of your community's involvement in the political process. By volunteering at the polls, you make it known to your community that voting is important and everyone who is eligible needs to do their part. Your presence as a precinct also tells your peers that their polling place is a safe space for everyone regardless of creed, race, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Sign up today by calling or emailing your county auditor. Sample call scripts, email scripts, and contact information are below. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
SAMPLE CALL SCRIPT
My name is [name], I am calling your office to get more informaiton about becoming a precinct worker in South Dakota. Can you tell me more about how I can volunteer on Election Day?
SAMPLE EMAIL SCRIPT
My name is [name], I am writing your office to get more informaiton about becoming a precinct worker in South Dakota. Can you tell me more about how I can volunteer on Election Day?