Q What compensation may a municipality pay to its poll workers?

A Pursuant to Section 23-15-227 and Section 23-15-229, municipal poll managers are to be paid a minimum of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) for working the polling place on election day, and the governing authorities may, in their discretion, pay poll managers up to an additional twenty-five dollars ($25.00). In addition, the manager who acts as the officer delivering election day materials from the courthouse to the polling place is entitled to receive an extra ten dollars ($10.00), and the manager who acts as the returning officer is also allowed an extra ten dollars ($10.00). (Attorney Generalís Opinion to Gabriel, dated May 22, 2012)