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Inspector Information


ELIGIBILITY
To be certified as an Election Inspector, you must be:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • registered to vote in Oswego County
  • enrolled in one of the two largest parties (Democrat or Republican)
  • trained and certified by the Board of Elections (though untrained inspectors are hired as needed)

DUTIES
Election inspectors are assigned to one poll site for the entire day.  The Oswego County Board of Elections does not schedule inspectors for partial day work or 'split-shifts'. 
Inspectors responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:

  • issuing ballots to voters
  • collecting signatures of voters in the appropriate poll book
  • monitoring the voting machines to make sure they are working properly
  • answering questions and providing assistance to voters when asked
  • making sure the poll site is run efficiently and in accordance with state and federal law

 PAYMENT
Election inspectors are compensated for both work and training:

Election inspector (trained)     $200.00
(untrained) $125.00

 

Election inspector training     $30.00

 

If you still have questions, check our FAQ or contact us at the office at the numbers or email addresses below.Interested in becoming an election inspector?  Apply today!


Contact us at:

Democrat
Matthew Fleming
Phone: 315-349-8646
E-mail 

Republican
Cheyenne Kurtz
Phone: 315-349-8211
E-mail

Questions about the Oswego County Board of Elections?
E-Mail Democratic Commissioner Laura Brazak
E-Mail Republican Commissioner Peggy Bickford