General Information

Contact Dept

  • Email:
    clerk-elections@co.fresno.ca.us
  • Address:
    2221 Kern Street,
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • County Clerk Services:
    (559) 600-CLRK or (559) 600-2575
  • Elections:
    (559) 600-VOTE or (559) 600-8683
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Precinct Officer/Campaign Information

 

 

Phone:(559) 600-1620

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Voting in Fresno County precincts is conducted by qualified Precinct Officers (Inspectors and Clerks) who are appointed by the Fresno County Clerk/Registrar of Voters.

Precinct Officers are responsible for conducting the voting in strict accordance with the voting laws of the State of California, and in doing so they perform a very important service in preserving the democratic way of life in the land.

REQUIREMENTS: A Precinct Officer must
  1. 18 years old and a registered voter in the State of California, or
  2. 18 years old and a Legal Resident of the United States living in California, or
  3. 16 years old, a Junior or Senior in High School with a GPA of at least 2.5. A student Precinct Officer application is required and must be signed by a parent/guardian and a teacher.
  4. Read and write English.
  5. Work on Election Day from 6:00 a.m. until all duties are completed (approximately 9:30 p.m.)
  6. Attend a 2-hour MANDATORY training class, per election.
  7. Have transportation.
  8. Attend an evaluation session, including a personal interview.
DUTIES: The duties of Precinct Officers (both Inspectors and Clerks) are to:
  1. Prepare, open and close the polling place location.
  2. Locate voter names on the roster.
  3. Issue to and receive from the voters their official ballot.
  4. Assist voters in any phase of the voting process.
  5. Perform all required duties as assigned by the Registrar of Voters, or Precinct Inspector.
THE INSPECTOR, IN ADDITION, MUST:
  1. Be in charge of a polling place and its Precinct Board on election day.
  2. Assign duties to clerks on election day.
  3. Accept and check election supplies and availability of polling place before election day.
PAYMENT:
  1. Inspector: $175.00
  2. Clerk: $ 150.00

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, Precinct Officer Application