The City of Northville is always accepting applications for Election
Necessary Qualifications and Completing Your Application
- You must be a United States citizen and registered to vote in
the State of Michigan.
- Inspectors must be able to retain and utilize the information
provided during training sessions, work under the direct supervision
of the Precinct Chairperson, and be proficient with computers.
- Complete and return your application to the City Clerk’s Office,
City of Northville, 215 W. Main Street, Northville, Michigan, 48167.
There is also a 24 hour drop box located in the City Hall vestibule.
- Michigan Election Law requires that you indicate your political
party affiliation on the Election Inspector Application. An equal
number of election inspectors from each major political party, as
closely as possible, must be appointed to each precinct. If you
declare “independent” or “no party affiliation” your application
will be disqualified.
Training and Assignment Information
- Your name will be placed on our substitute list. The City cannot
promise that you will work each and every election. Inspectors are
assigned based on the type of election and the number of inspectors
needed to administer the election.
- Prior to each election, assignment notification is done by
email. If there is a cancellation, you might be contacted and asked
to replace a canceled inspector. There is the possibility that you
may get called or notified of a vacancy as late as a day or two
before an election, or even at 6am election morning.
- Training will be provided to Election Inspectors. Inspectors are
paid $30 to $45 to attend training.
- All Election Inspectors will be trained to use the Electronic
Poll Book. The EPB is the computer used by the Inspectors to check
in voters on Election Day.
Pay Rates and Hours
- Pay rates:
- Work hours on Election Day are from 6am until approximately
9:30pm. The Chairperson will release the Board of Election
Inspectors once all processing and clean up is completed.
- Lunch and dinner breaks are assigned by the Chairperson based on
the needs of the precinct on Election Day.