Poll Worker Stipends

All pollworkers are volunteers that are paid a stipend for performing certain duties.  Stipend amounts are as follows:




Roving Inspector

(Provides Hands-on support and elections expertise to multiple precincts)

$150 – plus mileage to and from polling places.

Precinct Inspector

(Responsible for individual precinct, picking up supplies, returning supplies on election night, balancing precinct after voting).


Precinct Clerk

(includes e-roster clerk, ballot clerk, provisional clerk, greeters and students)


Stand-By Assignments

$15 plus training

Short-Shift Assignments

$10 per hour of assignment



Training Class – Precinct Inspector/Roving Inspector


Training Class – Precinct Clerk


Election Night Return of Supplies


Performance Bonus for the precinct team to satisfactorily meet requirements – Roving Inspector.


Performance Bonus for the precinct team to satisfactorily meet requirements – Precinct Inspector / Precinct Clerk.



Non-Exempt County employees who work at the polls in the capacities described above may be working for a different department than where they are regularly assigned, but will be performing services for Solano County.  These employees will receive their regular days’ pay plus the poll worker stipend less applicable payroll withholdings.  For employees in positions that are covered by time and one-half overtime requirements, time worked at the polls during their regular County work hours will count sa regular time worked and must be included in the overtime calculation when time worked exceeds forty hours during the work week.