Thank you for your interest in the election process! The Dorchester County Board of Elections and Registration is always looking for new Poll Managers to staff precincts throughout Dorchester County.


Poll Managers have a unique opportunity to serve the community, meet their neighbors, and become involved in the democratic process. They are also compensated $125 for each election they work, and $50 for any Run-off Election.


Election Day duties include: processing of voters, ballot distribution, operation of the voting machines, compliance with election law, and general assistance to voters.


In order to apply, YOU MUST:
  • Be a registered voter in Dorchester County, or an adjoining county (Charleston, Berkeley, Orangeburg or Colleton County)
  • Be willing and able to attend a Poll Manager Training Session (2-3 hours) before EACH election.
  • Be prepared to work the ENTIRE Election Day, from 6:15AM until approximately 7:30PM.
  • Be non-partisan and neutral when working an election.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete the form below, or the attached Poll Worker Application. You may mail the paper application to the following address:
Board of Elections & Registration
201 Johnston St
St. George, SC 29477


When your application is received, you will be added to our mailing list. We will keep you informed of upcoming Poll Manager training sessions and elections. For further information about working the polls, write to the above address, or call the Board of Elections & Voter Registration at (843) 832-0187 or 563-0187. Thank you for your interest!