Election Judge

Judge Overview

Election judges are temporary, paid employees of local election officials trained to handle all aspects of voting at the polling place. Serving as an election judge is a chance to learn about elections, and is a great service to the community.

On Election Day, there can be as many as 30,000 election judges temporarily employed at polling places across Minnesota. You too can be an election judge-many towns and cities are always looking for qualified applicants.

  1. How to Apply
  2. Who Can Apply
  3. Pay
  4. Time Commitment
  5. Right to Time Off
  6. Student Trainees

There are three ways you can apply: