Sarasota County, FL - Board of Elections

Join our Team

The Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections employs approximately 1000 workers at the polls on election day. Each polling place has an election team, which includes a clerk, assistant clerk, a deputy, and several inspectors.

To be a poll worker one must:

1) be a resident of Sarasota County
2) be a registered voter (or be at least 16 years of age and pre-registered to vote)
3) read and write English or be bilingual (English and Spanish)

Poll workers must attend training prior to each election and are paid $160 to $275, depending on the position assigned, for training and working at the polls.

If you’d like to serve your community and get more involved in the electoral process, please attend a poll worker orientation. For a schedule of orientation sessions, select this link.

For more information, call the poll worker department at (941) 861-8640 or email