Polling places are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Judges report to the polling place beginning at 5:30 a.m. It is preferred judges work the full day, and preference will be given to applicants willing to work full days at all three elections. If you can only work a half day, the shifts are 5:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. to closing. Judges are paid an hourly rate of $10.50 per hour, and training on equipment and voting procedures will be provided.
If you are interested in serving as an election judge, complete and submit an online application. If you are selected to serve, one month prior to the election, you will be notified of your assignment and the training dates.
To encourage participation, State law allows individuals to take time off from work, without penalty or loss of wages, to serve as election judges. Details on how to request time off from your employer in order to serve as an election judge can be provided.