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 responsibilites
– 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 U.S. citizen
– be able to read, write and speak English
– 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.