Become an Election Worker

Help Wanted on Election Day!

On Election Day, over 100 election workers are needed to serve the voters in Midland County. This is a great opportunity to be involved in the election process. You may join the Election Worker Team by completing the election worker response form (PDF). You may fax it to 432-688-4912 or mail it to:
Midland County Election Office
P.O. Box 3434
Midland, TX 79702

General Information


  • Registered to vote in Midland County
  • Resident of Midland County, Texas


  • Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Workers report to their assigned work site on Election Day by 6 a.m. to prepare for 7 a.m. opening of the polls
  • Following the close of the polls at 7 p.m., all election workers assist the Presiding Judge in closing down the polling site

Presiding Judge Responsibilities

  • Attend a training session, once a year, on polling site procedures; manual is provided
  • On the day before the Election:
    • Pick up election supplies at the Election Office
    • Verify all combination forms & ballots match polling place precinct(s)
    • Designate the working hours of and assign the duties to be performed by the election clerks
    • Call the assigned election workers to confirm that each one will report on Election Day
    • Notify Election Office staff of any prospective absences
    • Approve time sheets for workers
  • On Election Day:
    • Set up the polling site and prepare booths for voting
    • With assistance of the other workers, arrange polling site to receive voters, install all signs and work materials
    • Officially open the polls
    • Supervise the check-in of voters (maintains accurate combination forms)
    • Close the polls. Officially close the doors to the polls at 7 p.m., but allow all voters who were in line at 7 p.m. the opportunity to vote
    • Return ballots promptly to the Election Office for tabulation; also return all election supplies

Election Clerks Responsibilities

May attend a training session, once every two years, on polling site procedures; manuals are provided. On Election Day:

  • Assist the Presiding Judge and share responsibility for the operation of the polling site
  • Assist with check-in of voters
  • Assist with closing of the polls and packing of election supplies