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Poll Worker Duties

CORRECTION: While the video states that only inspectors and judges can ask for photo ID, the law was changed in 2009 to allow poll clerks to ask for photo ID, as well.

QUESTIONS

1. Indiana poll worker positions include:

            a. Inspectors, judges, poll clerks, and election sheriffs

            b. Only inspectors and poll clerks

            c. Inspectors, judges, and the secretary of state

            d. Only poll clerks

 

2.  How are inspectors chosen?

            a. By the political party that has the majority in the Indiana General Assembly

b. By the political party that won the most Secretary of State votes in the last election in that county       

c. By the political party that controls the office of the circuit court clerk in that county

            d. By the political party that controls the office of Governor

 

3.  Who makes up a precinct election board?

            a. The inspector and two judges of opposite political parties

            b. The inspector and two poll clerks of opposite political parties

            c. The inspector and two judges of the same political party

            d. The inspector and two poll clerks of the same political party

 

4.  Who announces the opening and closing of a polling place?

            a. Two judges of opposite political parties

            b. The election sheriff

            c. The inspector

            d. Any poll clerk

 

5.  Who confirms that each voter signs the poll book before casting a ballot?

            a. The inspector

            b. Two judges of opposite political parties

            c. Any poll clerk

            d. The election sheriff

 

6.  Who is responsible for contacting the appropriate authorities if someone violates the law at a polling place?

            a. The election sheriff

            b. Any poll clerk

            c. Two judges of opposite political parties

            d. The inspector

 

7.  Who accompanies the inspector when returning election materials to the county election board?

            a. A judge of the same political party

            b. A judge of the opposite political party

            c. Any poll clerk

            d. The election sheriff


8.  Who may challenge voters?

            a. Only inspectors

            b. Inspectors, judges, and other voters

            c. Only judges

            d. Only poll clerks

 

9.  Who ensures that voters receive the correct ballot?

            a. The election sheriff

            b. Judges

            c. The inspector

            d. Poll clerks

 

10.  Who administers an oath to all poll workers?

            a. The inspector

            b. The Secretary of State

            c. The Governor

            d. The election sheriff

ANSWER KEY