Lansing MI Elections

Become an Election Worker

Election workers are people who are paid to assist voters and count ballots on Election Day. Election workers cannot be a challenger, candidate, member of a candidate’s immediate family, or a member of the local Board of Canvassers. Anyone convicted of a felony or an election crime may not serve as an election worker.

Apply to be an Election Worker

If you are interested in becoming an election worker for the City of Lansing, please complete and submit the brief form below, or click here.


  • You must be a U.S. Citizen
  • You must be at least 16 years old
  • You cannot have any felony convictions on your record
  • You must be able to interact with the public in a friendly, professional manner
  • You must be available to attend at least one training class

Additional Information

Current Election Workers for the City of Lansing

Expect email notification about 75 days prior to an election to see if you are available to work that election. Please keep these dates on your calendar:

  • August 8, 2023 City Primary Election
  • November 7, 2023 City General Election

If you have any questions, please contact Election Supervisor Robin Stites at 517-483-6020 or by email.

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