Joliet, IL (January 17, 2018) –Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots is seeking Republican Election Judges to work upcoming Elections. The number of Republican and Democratic Election Judges at each polling place is determined by the average party turnout in the three most recent Illinois governor’s races. It’s imperative to have a balance of Republicans and Democrats at the polling place to assure the integrity of the election.
Before being assigned to an election, Election Judges are required to attend a 2-1/2 hour training class. Upon completion of training, Election Judges are paid $150 for the day they are assigned to work a polling place including mileage reimbursement. Election Judges can earn extra compensation if they are assigned to pick up and drop off election supplies. All interested individuals should apply to be an Election Judge at www.thewillcountyclerk.com and our staff will call to schedule your training class.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, live in Will County and be entitled to vote at the next election or be high school seniors in good standing. They can also be students enrolled in a public or private school, community college or private secondary school.