Election Precinct Inspectors

The Canton Clerk's Office is now accepting applications for the position of precinct inspector. The position of precinct inspector is limited to working on designated election days in the Charter Township of Canton. Inspectors must be a qualified, registered voter within Wayne County and a United States Citizen.


Precinct inspector must be able to:
  • Work closely with others
  • Assemble simple voting stations
  • Read and write legibly in the English language
  • Perform simple math calculations
  • Follow instructions provided by the precinct chairperson
  • Possess inter-personal skills to work with a diverse community population
  • Attend an educational training program (mandatory prior to working an election)

Election Inspector Application

If you are interested in becoming a precinct inspector, download the Election Inspector Application (PDF) and return it to the Clerk's Office, or one may be picked up in the Clerk's Office during regular business hours. For additional information, please call 734-394-5120.

Precinct Inspector Training for the August 7, 2018 Primary Election


The following classes are available for training. Please sign up according to the classifications listed: All inspectors, new and veteran, please sign up for an inspector class. Veteran electronic Pollbook Inspectors please sign up for an Inspector class and an EPB class. Veteran Chair/VC please sign up for an Inspector class and a Chair/VC class. New Inspectors, once you have completed your Inspector class please sign up for an Electronic Pollbook class, if interested in serving as an EPB inspector.

Inspector Training
Monday July 9 -  2:00 pm, 6:00 pm
Wednesday July 11 -  2:00 pm,  6:00 pm
Thursday July 12 -  2:00 pm,  6:00 pm
Monday July 16 - 6:00 pm
Wednesday July 18 - 2:00 pm
Thursday July 19 - 6:00 pm
Saturday July 21 - 10:00 am
Wednesday July 25 - 2:00 pm, 6:00 pm

Electronic Pollbook Training
Monday July 16 - 2:00 pm
Thursday July 19 - 2:00 pm
Monday July 23 - 2:00PM, 6:00 pm
Tuesday July 24 - 2:00 pm
Monday July 30 - 2:00 pm

Chair/VC Training
Tuesday July 17- 2:00 pm
Wednesday July 18 - 6:00 pm
Thursday July 26 - 2:00 pm, 6:00 pm
Monday July 30 - 6:00 pm
Tuesday July 31 - 2:00 pm

Sign up online: Training Sign Up Form (HTML)

All Training will be held at the Canton Administration Building at 1150 S. Canton Center Road in the lower level.

Additional Information

The Charter Township of Canton does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.