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More poll workers still needed for June 5 primary

May 11, 2018

SOLANO COUNTY – More than 140 people are still needed to work at precincts at polling locations in the upcoming primary election on June 5, 2018.

"It takes more than 800 citizens to help conduct a statewide primary election and we are still a little short," said Solano County Assistant Registrar of Voters John Gardner.  "For their Election Day duties and training commitment, all poll workers, including alternates, receive a stipend ranging between $50 and $250, depending on the position."

The Registrar's Office is looking for people to serve a variety of duties on Election Day, including: 


Still Needed

Voting Locations



Benicia, Fairfield

Ballot Clerks


Rio Vista, Vallejo, Fairfield

E-Roster Clerks


Dixon, Fairfield, Vacaville, Vallejo

Provisional Clerks


Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Vacaville, Vallejo



All Cities

All poll workers must be willing to attend a paid mandatory training sessions prior to the election.  Training is specific to each position and includes hands-on exercises with equipment used on Election Day.  Trainings are offered between May 26 to June 2 at the Solano County Administration Center with some evening and Saturday classes available.

Participants must arrange for all their own transportation needs and can work on Election Day from 6 a.m. to approximately 9:30 p.m.

Registrar also has a poll worker program for high school students who need not be registered to vote but have met the other requirements.

Becoming a poll worker is easy.  Apply online at and click the “Poll Workers” icon, or text the word “SOLANO” to 2VOTE (28683 – Message and data rates may apply).  You can also register in person at the Registrar of Voters Office at 675 Texas Street, Suite 2600, in Fairfield. For more information, call (707) 784-6675.