Be a Poll Official 

The Hamilton County Election Commission conducts all City, County, State and Federal elections held within Hamilton County. Election workers are an important part of the electoral process and we need the help of concerned citizens to run honest elections. Democrats, Republicans and Independents are all encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

  • If you have an email address, please complete the online application  for faster service. 



Send by mail to:

Kristi Berry 

Hamilton County Election Commission

700 River Terminal Road

Chattanooga, TN 37406


Polling Application→

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Your income will depend on the duty you perform, but the range is from $135 up to $175. 

Yes. As a new worker, you will attend a required training session and you will be paid $20 to attend this class.