Board of Elections Recruiting 1,500 Students for ‘Future Vote’ Program

Middle and High School Students Needed for ‘Future Vote’ Program

photo of Board of Elections buildingThe Montgomery County Board of Elections seeks students from grades 6-12 to participate in the Future Vote program.

Students may serve as Election Day student aides during the 2020 Presidential Primary Election on Tuesday, April 28 and during Primary Early Voting which is scheduled for April 16-23.  Student Service Learning (SSL) credits are available to students for their participation.

Students and parents must attend mandatory training to participate in the Future Vote program.

The Future Vote Program is available to all Montgomery County students within public, private, independent, religious or home-schools. Students with bilingual and American Sign Language skills are encouraged to apply.

Since 2004, over 43,600 students have participated in the Future Vote program, including thousands of high school students who have served as election poll workers after their sixteenth birthday.

Students 16 years old or older are eligible to register to vote and serve as election poll workers.

Depending on the poll worker position selected, students may choose to earn up to 25 Student Service Learning (SSL) hours or up to $210.

Parents or guardians must register their student(s) online or by text.

Visit and select the “Future Vote/Student Volunteers (SSL)” drop down option below the “Future Vote” link in the top menu bar.

Parents or guardians may choose to register their student(s) by testing FV to 77788.


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