Working at the elections

When each election takes place, we need people to work at polling stations and at the count. If you’d like to get involved, you can take a look at the different roles on offer and register your interest. 

Who can take part

  • You must be a least 16 years of age.
  • You must also be entitled to work in the UK in accordance with the provisions of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
  • You can’t work on behalf of a candidate during an election campaign or be related to a prospective candidate.


Find out about the roles, skills that are needed and the rates of pay.

Register your interest 

If you're interested in working at the next election you can contact us by:

After you've registered your interest with us you'll be able to access our Elector8 system to look for jobs.  

Looking for jobs 

Once you’ve registered you'll receive a username and password for the Elector8 Staffing Portal. Here you can submit personal information, confirm your availability to work and accept offers for roles to work during an election.

You can use the handy Elector8 Staffing Portal guidance to help you find your way around the system.