Cornwall Council is currently recruiting poll clerks and counting staff for the elections in May 2021. All staff will be provided with the appropriate personal protective equipment and additional COVID-safe training will also be given.

Poll clerks are paid £175 for the day along with £15 for online training. Count staff are paid £10 per hour for a daytime count and £15 per hour overnight. People can apply via the Elections Staff 2021 page on Cornwall Council’s website.