Help wanted at Sacramento, El Dorado county polls

Sacramento and El Dorado county election officials need poll workers for the June 3 election.

Secretary of State Debra Bowen said that poll workers help safeguard ballots, remind voters about their rights, ensure disabled voters can vote and more.

The average poll worker stipend is about $100 for the day’s work, according to a press release from Bowen’s office

Jill LaVine, Sacramento County registrar of voters, said the county especially needs poll workers who are bilingual. She needs poll workers fluent in English and any of the following languages: Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog or Vietnamese.

El Dorado County Recorder-Clerk/Registrar Bill Schultz needs more English speakers who are also fluent in Spanish or Tagalog.

People interested in working at the polls may call Sacramento County at (916) 875-6451 or El Dorado County at (530) 621-7480.