PRECINCT OFFICIAL POSITIONS: Each precinct is appointed one Chief Judge and two Judges. Appointments are made in August of odd-numbered years for a two year term. The Chief Judge and one Judge are typically the party of the sitting Governor and the other Judge is of the opposite party (Unaffiliated voters are appointed if a position cannot be filled by a partisan official). Assistants are appointed in pairs (one of each political party) by election as needed. Please read the brief descriptions below before choosing the positions you would be willing to work.
Manages the precinct supplies security, transport, and precinct set-up. Oversees precinct officials and voting. Minimum Pay $310.00
Works at the Ballot, Exit, and Information Stations. Judges assist the Chief Judge with verifying supplies, challenge hearings, and official documents. Minimum Pay $180.00
Technical knowledge at a level to work the Voter Check-in and Help Station laptops including typing, printing reports, and changing ink cartridges. Assistants also conduct curbside voting and may assist with ballots in a Presidential Election. Minimum Pay $180.00
Work when an emergency situation causes an appointed official to be unable to fulfill his/her duties. These positions are filled by Unaffiliated voters. Emergency Assistants must attend training classes for all positions. Minimum Pay $180.00
Appointed by election as needed. Technical knowledge at a level to work the Voter check-in laptop, Ballot Station Scanner, or Help Desk laptop, including data entry. Available mornings and/or evenings for three weeks prior to each Election.
Appointed by election as needed to handle technical issues with voting equipment including the ballot counter, accessible voting machines, laptops, barcode scanners, cell phones, and other items as required. This includes data transfer, technical trouble shooting and support. Must have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle large enough to transport voting equipment if needed.
Appointed by election as needed to provide assistance to people at assisted living facilities in registering to vote, applying for an absentee ballot, and completing an absentee ballot. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Available at various times for three months before an election for two to three hours per facility visit.
2020 ELECTION SCHEDULE:
Primary, March 3, 2020: Training Date Range: January 21st through February 22nd
Second Primary, April 21st or May 12th (if applicable)
General Election, November 2, 2020: Training Date Range: September 22nd through October 17th