The Gubernatorial General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 6, and the County of San Diego Registrar of Voters is still in need of poll workers, officials said Friday.
Bilingual poll workers fluent in English and one or more of the following languages are needed in these cities and neighborhoods:
Arabic: El Cajon
Korean: Carmel Valley, UCSD, UTC
Chinese: Carlsbad, Clairemont, Downtown, Escondido, Linda Vista, Middle Town, Mission Hills, Mira Mesa, Normal Heights, North Park, Poway, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Peñasquitos, Rolando Redwood, Scripps/Pomerado, Serra Mesa, UTC, Vista
Filipino: Bonita, Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Eastlake, El Cajon, Escondido, Oceanside, Imperial Beach, National City, Nestor, Otay, Spring Valley, Southeastern San Diego, Vista
Spanish: Bonita, Chula Vista, Eastlake, Imperial Beach, National City, Otay, Southeastern San Diego
Vietnamese: Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Chollas Park, Chula Vista, City Heights, Encanto, Clairemont, Eastlake, El Cajon, Encinitas, Encanto, Escondido, Fallbrook, La Mesa, Lakeside, Lemon Grove, Linda Vista, Mira Mesa, Montezuma, Normal Heights, Oceanside, Otay Ranch, Poway, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Peñasquitos, Rolando Redwood, San Carlos, San Marcos, Scripps/Pomerado, Serra Mesa, Chula Vista, San Ysidro, UTC, Vista
Poll workers receive a stipend ranging from $100 to $175 depending on the assignment. Those who are bilingual receive an additional $15 if they are assigned specifically to provide language assistance to voters, according to the county.
Poll workers must be registered voters in California or must be permanent residents in the United States and have transportation to their assigned polling location. They will also need access to the internet to complete an online training and attend a two-hour class.
The Registrar’s office is required by federal law to provide bilingual speakers and voting materials to voters who speak Spanish, Filipino, Vietnamese and Chinese.
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