Answer Key: Chapter One

CHAPTER 1:  Poll Worker duties


1. CORRECT ANSWER:  A. Inspectors, judges, poll clerks, and election sheriffs are the four main positions at a polling place.


2. CORRECT ANSWER:  B. Inspectors are chosen by the political party that won the most Secretary of State votes in the last election in that county.


3. CORRECT ANSWER: A.The inspector and two judges of opposite political parties make up a precinct election board.


4. CORRECT ANSWER:  C. The inspector announces the opening and closing of a polling place.


5. CORRECT ANSWER:  C. Poll clerks are responsible for confirming that each voter signs the poll book before casting a ballot.


6. CORRECT ANSWER:  A. The election sheriff is responsible for maintaining order and may call the appropriate authorities if laws are violated.


7. CORRECT ANSWER:  B. A judge of the opposite political party accompanies the inspector when returning election materials to the county election board.


8. CORRECT ANSWER:  B. Inspectors, judges, and other voters may challenge voters at the polls.


9. CORRECT ANSWER: D. Poll clerks are responsible for ensuring that voters receive the correct ballot.


10. CORRECT ANSWER:  A. The inspector is responsible for administering an oath to all poll workers.