Precinct Election Officials

Every election day, hundreds of Precinct Election Officials are needed to staff polling places located throughout Johnson County.  As a PEO, you will be a key factor in how our citizens regard elections and it will be your job to ensure anyone who is eligible and wants to vote is given the opportunity.  

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Precinct Election Officials are paid $13.00 per hour, plus time and a half for any hours over eight in a single day.  Mileage is paid at $0.47 per mile.

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Requirements for serving as a Precinct Election Official

  • Must be a registered voter in Johnson County
  • Must provide your own transportation to and from the polls
  • Must be willing to work long hours (typically 6am -10pm)
  • Must be willing to attend training prior to working an election

What does a Precinct Election Official do?

  • Assists in setting up the polling place before the polls open on election day
  • Operates a computer program to process voters, distributes ballots, and assists voters when needed
  • Helps maintain an orderly process at the precinct and ensures compliance of voting laws
  • Assists in tabulating and reporting election results
  • Assists in tearing down the precinct after the polls close on election day

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Elections Office
Phone:  319-356-6004         
Email


Elections Deputy
Carrie Nierling
Email

Address
Johnson County Auditor’s Office
Administration Building
913 S. Dubuque St. Suite 101
Iowa City, IA 52240

Phone:  319-356-6004
Fax:  319-356-6086

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Bus Route
(Lakeside or Broadway bus routes)

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