To be eligible to be appointed or serve as a poll worker, also known as an “election official,” a person must:
- Be a registered voter of Cabell County for elections held in the county, and a registered voter of the municipality.
- Be able to read and write the English language.
- Be able to attend training and commit to working all of the election day.
- Not be a candidate on the ballot or an official write-in candidate (except for executive committee candidates).
- Not be the parent, child, sibling, or spouse of a candidate on the ballot or an official write-in candidate in the precinct where the official serves.
- Not be a person prohibited from serving as an election official due to statute; and
- Not have been previously convicted of a violation of any election law.
- Failure to appear at the polling place at the designated time without notice or cause.
- Failure to perform the duties of an election official as required by law.
- Improper interference with or violating the secrecy of a voter casting a ballot.
- Being under the influence of alcohol or drugs while serving as an election official; or
- Having anything wagered or bet on an election