Election judges are temporary, paid employees of local election officials trained to handle all aspects of voting at the polling place. Serving as an election judge is a chance to learn about elections, and is a great service to the community. 

On Election Day, there can be as many as 30,000 election judges temporarily employed at polling places across Minnesota. You too can be an election judge—many towns and cities are always looking for qualified applicants. The Secretary of State's website includes information on how to applywho can applypay, the time commitmenttime off from work, and student trainees.

The following cities in Senate District 45 have specific election judge applications that you should complete if you are interested.

Otherwise, feel free to apply through the statewide election judge interest form, available at https://www.sos.state.mn.us/media/3110/election-judge-interest-form.pdf.

Please feel free to contact us if you encounter any challenges in becoming an election judge.