Be an Election Judge

The Will County Election Judge plays an important role in the voting process.  As a hands-on participant in democracy, you ensure that our Will County elections are administered fairly and in accordance with the law.

BENEFITS OF SERVING
– Paid $90 per election and $60 for training when appointed
– Earn additional pay for extra responsibilities
– Involved in the election process

DUTIES
– Arrive at 5:00 AM to set up election equipment in Polling Place
– Open Polling Place promptly at 6:00 AM
– Responsible for the proper and lawful conduct of the election in the Polling Place
– Ensure that every person qualified to vote is permitted to vote
– Distribute ballots properly
– Assist voters with disabilities
– Close polls at 7:00 PM promptly following procedures
– Return required election equipment at the end of Election Day

ELECTION JUDGE APPLICATION
– Apply online if all qualifications are meet

STUDENT ELECTION JUDGE PROGRAM
Click here for the printable application
– Be a high school senior in good standing – G.P.A. 3.0 on a scale of 4.0
– Obtain written approval of principal, teacher and parent
– Successfully complete the State required training session

Contact us for more information about serving as an Election Judge.