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Election Officials

Be a vital part in conducting elections with accuracy, integrity and dignity.

What do Election Officials do? 
Election officials are responsible for administering election procedures in each polling place.

Duties include:

  • Open and close the polls
  • Set up voting equipment
  • Register and sign-in voters
  • Record vote totals

2020 Election Official Training Class Schedule

Per the Governor’s orders these outdoor events and are limited to 250 people. Due to this these events are restricted to POLL WORKERS ONLY.

Poll workers have been sent an invitation letter with dates, times, locations and instructions to sign up for classes. If you believe you should have received an invitation and have not please contact our office at 215-348-6154. In order to attend these trainings you must sign up in advance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Monday, August 24, 2020 – 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Falls Township

Monday, August 31, 2020 – 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Quakertown Borough

Monday, September 14, 2020 – 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Doylestown Borough

Thursday, September 17, 2020 – 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Bensalem Township

Monday, September 21, 2020 – 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Falls Township

Monday, September 28, 2020 – 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Quakertown Borough

Monday, October 5, 2020 – 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Bensalem Township

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 – 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Doylestown Borough

Friday, October 23, 2020 – 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Doylestown Borough

Election Official Training Materials: Please Stay Tuned as we are updating regularly.

Who is eligible? To be an Election Official, you must:

  • Be a Registered Voter
  • Be able to read, write and speak English
  • Attend a training class

What is the time commitment? 
Election Officials work approximately 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Are Election Officials paid? 
Yes. Election Officials are compensated.

Are Election Officials guaranteed time off from work? 
Most employers are willing to work out arrangements.

What kind of training do Election Officials receive? 
Classes are held throughout the County for Election Officials.

How can I become an Election Official? 
Judge of Elections and Inspectors of Election are elected offices. However, there are appointed positions in each polling place. Some polls are adequately staffed, but there are some polling places that are always in need of workers. Please fill out our Online Election Official Application (Adobe PDF Required).


Board of Elections PortalBucks County Board of Elections 
55 E. Court St. 
Doylestown, PA 18901 
Board of Elections - 215-348-6154 
elections@buckscounty.org
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday


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Absentee/Mail-In Ballot Drop Boxes
NEW EXTENDED HOURS: 
Wednesday October 21st to Friday October 23rd: 8:00AM to 7:00PM
Saturday October 24th and Sunday October 25th: 12:00PM-5:00PM
Monday October 26th to Friday October 30th: 8:00AM to 7:00 PM
Saturday October 31st and Sunday November 1st: 12:00PM to 5:00PM
Monday November 2nd: 8:00AM to 7:00PM
Tuesday November 3rd: 8:00AM to 8:00PM (Election Day)

Central Bucks County
55 E. Court St. 
Doylestown, PA 18901 
Phone: 215-348-6154 

Lower Bucks County 
7321 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19055
Phone: 267-580-3500

Upper Bucks County 
261 California Road
Quakertown PA 18951 
Phone: 215-529-7250