Become an election judge

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Your city and school district will be hiring election judges to help people vote at the polling place. Learn all about elections while helping your community.

Who can apply?

Eligible voters who can read, write, and speak English, especially if you are multilingual. High school students ages 16 and older can become student election judges.

How much does it pay?

Pay varies depending on the city and school district.

What is the time commitment?

One evening of paid training and one shift on election day.

How do I sign up?

Fill out the form below to share your information with your local election official. That official may contact you to complete an election judge application, to schedule training, and to assign you to a polling place on election day.

Sign up

If you have a longer zip code, format xxxxx-xxxx.

Format as xxx-xxx-xxxx.

While affiliation with a political party is not required to serve as an election judge, a certain amount of election judges affiliated with different major political parties is required for each polling place. This information helps election officials meet those requirements. If you are 16-17 years old and interested in serving as a student election judge, skip this section.