Voters Needed to Work the Polls on Election Day

BOE Board of Elections Doors 450x280Montgomery County’s Board of Elections is recruiting registered voters to manage polling places and provide customer service as an Election Judge on November 4.

Are you interested in this paid position?

To serve, an election judge must be registered to vote in the state of Maryland, must also be able to speak, read, and write the English language, and must not hold, or be a candidate for, public or party office. In addition, election judges may not serve as a campaign manager for a candidate or as treasurer for any campaign financial entity.

According to a news release, the Montgomery County Board of Elections especially needs election judges who are bilingual in English and Spanish, and workers who are willing to fill vacancies throughout the county.

If you are interested, you will need to sign up early, because the application process requires both an online quiz and hands-on training before you can be assigned to a polling place. The pay varies, based on the position.

To apply online, or for more information, visit and select the Election Judges’ link.

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Sonya Burke

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