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Precinct Election Officials (P.E.O.s)
General Information

The Lucas County Board of Elections is looking for civic-minded individuals to staff its 332 precincts on Election Day. Duties include but, are not limited to, verifying voter eligibility; processing voters; the opening and closing of the polling location; assembling the Touch Screen Voting Machines; and other required Election Day tasks.

Minimum qualifications are:

  • Must be a registered voter in Lucas County
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have a working telephone number
  • Must have no felony convictions or any violation of the election laws
  • Must attend a training class
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.


    We encourage you to become involved in the rewarding experience of public service. Do not hesitate.  Fill out the Precinct Election Official Application, print it, sign it and send it to:

Booth Officials
Lucas County Board of Elections
One Government Center, Suite 300
Toledo, OH 43604-2209

Or by fax at 419.213.4069


Voting Location Manager (VLM)
- The voting location manager is responsible for the overall polling location operations, to ensure that all Election Day duties are achieved.  Duties include but are not limited to: the opening and closing of the location; picking up and returning Election Day supplies; assigning Election Day duties to other Precinct Election Officials; and assisting voters with the voting process.

Location Rover (LR)
– Assists the VLM with all responsibilities and procedures at the polling place.  Assists with the overall flow of the polling location for voters. Assists voters with the voting process.

Precinct Election Official (PEO) - Assists the VLM with the opening and closing of the polling place, assists voters with the voting process and other Election Day duties in which they may be assigned. 

Youth at the Booth
High School students who are 17 years of age and a senior are encouraged to be Precinct Election Officials (Poll Workers) on Election Day.  All the requirements and procedures mandated for Precinct Election Officials also applies to students.

Minimum qualifications are:
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must be a resident of Lucas County
  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Must be enrolled in senior year of high school
  • Must have reliable transportation

To become a Precinct Election Official please fill out the Student Worker Application/Permission Form, print it, sign it, and send it to:

Lucas County Board of Elections
One Government Center, Suite 300
Toledo, OH 43604

or fax the form to (419) 213-4069.

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