Qualifications to Be a Poll Worker

  • Be a registered voter if 18 or older
  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Not be a candidate or close relative of a candidate
  • Be able to read and write in the English language

Government Employees Who Can Serve as Poll Workers

  • All City, County and Metro employees (unless working directly under the supervision of an elected official on the ballot)
  • State of Tennessee employees
  • Federal employees – consult your Human Resources Department to ensure eligibility