What is an Election Judge?

Promote democracy! Serve as a poll worker on Election Day.

Election Judges must meet the following qualifications:

  • Registered electors who reside in the political subdivision, unless otherwise excepted, and are willing to serve – knowing that Election Day runs from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.;
  • Be U.S. citizens by the date of the election at which they are scheduled to work;
  • Be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of an Election Judge;
  • Attend a mandatory Election Judge class prior to each election at which they work;
  • Never been convicted of election fraud, any other election offense, or fraud; and
    Neither a candidate whose name appears on the ballot in the precinct that they are appointed to serve nor a member of the immediate family, related by blood or marriage to the second degree, of a candidate whose name appears on the ballot in the precinct that they are appointed to serve.
  • Get involved and assist voters on Election Day.

Contact your county elections official for more information.

If you are a registered voter, you can serve as a poll worker!