Board of Elections Needs Middle and High School Students for Future Vote Program

The Montgomery County Board of Elections seeks students from grades 6-12 to participate in the Future Vote Program.

Future Vote students may serve as Election Day student aides at polling places during the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election on Tuesday, June 26. There is also an opportunity to participate in many other activities with the Board of Elections before Election Day.

Students and parents must attend are required to attend mandatory training to participate in the Future Vote Program and, if applicable, students will receive Student Service Learning (SSL) credits.

The Future Vote Program is open to all Montgomery County public, private, independent, religious or home-schooled students. U.S. citizenship is not a prerequisite and students with bilingual or American Sign Language skills are encouraged to apply.

Students, 16 years and older are eligible to register to vote and serve as election workers. Each minor must demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the Maryland State Board of Elections, that they meet all qualifications for registration in the State. Students serving as election workers may choose to earn 25 Student Service Learning (SSL) credits in lieu of the stipend.  If interested, please email Dr. Zelaya to receive an Election Judge Application and a Voter Registration Application (

Interested parents or guardians may find more information and register their child online by visiting the Montgomery County Board of Elections’ website.

For more information, call 240.777.VOTE or visit and select the Future Vote menu item on the left.


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