Howard County, IN

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Howard County Clerk
104 N. Buckeye St Room 202
Kokomo,  IN 46901

Phone: 765-456-2000
Fax: 765-456-2267

day - Friday
A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

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Howard County Admin. Center
220 N Main St
Kokomo, IN 46901

Open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm

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Duties of Poll Workers

Inspectors: $140.00 per day (Election day) $100.00 per day (Early voting)

  • Chairs the precinct board and acts as manager of the precinct. With the two judges, the inspector decides all matters that come before the precinct election board.
  • Picks up election supplies at least two days prior to election.
  • Administers an oath to all poll workers. 
  • In a loud tone of voice, announces the opening and closing of the polls.
  • Compares and evaluates the signature on an absentee ballot envelope with the signature on the absentee ballot application.
  • May challenge voters.
  • Returns all election supplies to the county election board.

Judges: $125.00 per day (Election day) $80.00 per day (Early voting)

  • Assists the inspector in making decisions on matters that come before the precinct election board.
  • Provide instructions to voters.
  • Assists disabled voters.
  • May challenge voters.
  • Maintains order at the polling place.
  • Check polling place to make sure that no unauthorized literature is in the polling place or within 50 feet of the entrance to the polling place.

Clerks: $100.00 per day (Election day) $60.00 per day (Early voting)

  • The primary function of poll clerks is record keeping and ballot control.
  • Assist voters in signing the poll lists.
  • Ask voters to provide a "voter identification number".
  • At a primary election, poll clerks must be sure the voter is given the proper ballot.