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Student Election Program
Leadership. Education. Job Skills.
The Student Election Program at the Maricopa County Elections Department provides educators and high school students access to engaging election education information to raise their voter and civic awareness. It also provides opportunities for students at least 16 years of age to get involved in a fulfilling experience as a Student Election Clerk. Through leadership, job skills, education, and working with their fellow community, the Student Election Program can help to make a student’s future brighter. If you are a student or educator wanting to learn more about our Student Election Program, contact us at [email protected].
Student Election Clerk
Being a Student Election Clerk offers students at least 16-years-old to become a student Poll Worker for the Primary and General Elections. If selected, students will receive $12.80 an hour to serve as a Student Election Clerk on Election Day, gain excellent hands-on Poll Worker training with memorable experiences and receive an excused absence for performing this critical civic duty. Not to mention, this program is a great resume booster for colleges and potential employers.
Resources for Schools
The Maricopa County Elections Department provides voter education resources for participating jurisdictions and community partners to help inform voters about each election. These resources include voter education handouts, videos, and the Tohono O’odham Elections Glossary.
- Participate in guest speaker opportunities to provide voter education in civic educational classes
- Tailored presentations addressing election questions (on campus and virtually)
- Access to election information materials to supplement educator lesson plans
- Share resources available (BeBallotReady.Vote, Just the Facts digital newsletter, Election FAQ’s and more)
- Opportunities to attend and participate in Voter Outreach community events
- Inspire students to get involved as a paid Student Election Clerk