vote_lede_template.jpgWant to make as much as $170 for one day of (legal) work? If you’re a registered voter and expect that you’ll be free on Tuesday, June 8, have we got a deal for you!

The SF Department of Elections is trolling for pollworkers for the upcoming primary election. They’re looking for folks to work all over the city (sadly, they do not specify which polling places are located in fire stations. I don’t care if it’s a cliche, fire fighters are hot!) on June 8.

Duties include picking up polling materials (they ask “do you have access to reliable transportation in order to pickup and deliver election materials?” but do not allow you to write in “Does Muni count?”), transporting said materials to the polling place Election Day morning, and assisting “voters in every part of the voting process.” (Don’t worry, there’s a mandatory class to get you up to speed on that stuff.) For your troubles, you’ll be paid $125-$170 (no word on the variation in pay), plus have that smug feeling you get from serving democracy.

You can apply here
, and if you have any questions you can call the Department of Elections’ Pollworker Division at (415) 554-4395.

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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