Serve the community and promote the democratic process!
Election judges staff local polling places for the primary and general election. You can earn money, meet your neighbors and help ensure that elections are administered in a fair manner.
Duties of an Election Judge
- Check in registered voters
- Register new voters
- Show how to use voting equipment
- Assist elderly and disabled voters, if requested
- Open and close the polling place
- Responsible for election materials
- Ensure all qualified voters are permitted to vote
- Distribute ballots and assist voters
- Obtain results after polls are closed
Election judges work the primary election, general election, or both. You can select from the following hours:
- 6 am - 2:30 pm
- 2 - close (approximately 9 pm)
- 6 am - close (approximately 9 pm)
- Number of vacancies: The number of vacancies in each precinct varies anywhere from 4 to 12 judges based on the number of registered voters in the precinct.
- Work area: The elections department will try to assign election judges as close to their home precinct as possible.