Poll Workers


County Auditor & Court House
227 South 6th Street
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501

Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday

Phone Numbers

Office: 712.328.5700
Fax: 712.328.4740
TDD: 712.328.5634 or 800.735.2942
Email: Pottawattamie County Elections

Apply to be a Poll Worker!

To apply to be a poll worker please fill out the form below or download a printable form and return it to the Auditor’s office.

Pottawattamie County Precinct Election Offical Application

Pottawattamie County Precinct Election Offical Application

The Pottawattamie County Auditor’s Office is looking for interested individuals to work at polling places on Election Day! Are you friendy, dependable, civic minded and detail oriented? Apply to be a precinct election worker! No experience is necessary and training is provided.

Election board members must be registered voters of Pottawattamie County, their attendance must be dependable and they must get along well with others.

The Election Day begins at 6:00 a.m. and ends around 10:00 p.m. The work is pleasant and rewarding, time spent standing is minimal, and workers must remain at the polls all day. Pay is $200.00 for the entire day, plus mileage.

You will be contacted prior to each election that you are needed to serve.

Poll Worker Training Materials

Instructional Videos

Poll Worker Information

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Pottawattamie County Emergency Notification System

Pottawattamie Alert is the countywide emergency notification system serving all residents within Pottawattamie County and its communities.

Part of the Alert Iowa System, Pottawattamie Alert is a high-speed notification and weather warning service. This no-charge service is available to businesses and residents of Pottawattamie County and its Communities that allows public officials to warn citizens of pending emergencies, critical public information during disasters, recommended protective actions, and provides automated severe weather warnings tailored to your preferences. The system can also be used to provide other important information to communities.