Election Judges

Election judges are needed to assist with the election process and day-of registrations. Election judges are paid for their time and training is provided.


You must be eligible to vote, able to read, write and speak English and attend training. Election judges must not be the spouse, parent, child or sibling of any election judge serving in the same precinct or of any candidate at the election. 


Opening and closing polls
Registering voters
Distribution and collection of ballots
Operation of voting equipment
Record and certify the voting totals


Election judges should be able to communicate clearly, have physical and emotional stamina, attention to detail and simple math skills. 

seeking election judges

We are always looking for additional judges for upcoming elections.

Election Judges earn $14/hr
Head Judges earn $17/hr

No experience is necessary. All training will be provided.
If interested, please contact Karla by email: karla.virnig@ci.waitepark.mn.us or Phone: (320) 229-3682.

For more information about serving as an election judge, visit the Minnesota Secretary of State website.