Election Judges Needed For Primary, General Elections

They will be paid for training as well as their work.



Frederick, Md (KM) Election judges are needed in Frederick County this year for both the primary election on June 26th, 2018, and the general election on November 6th, 2018..

The Board of Elections says interested citizens must be registered voters in the county who are at least 16-years of age. But those who are 16 and 17 need parental permission to work as election judges. They must also be able to read and write the English language, and not hold or be a candidates for elected office.

The Board is seeking 90 election judges. Training will be provided and all judges will be compensated at least $40 for three hours of training, and a minimum of $150 on Election Day work. A small number of Chief Judges, who make additional money for both training and Election Day, are also needed.

Anyone who wants more information, or  would like to apply,  is asked to visit the Board of Elections’ web site at www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/elections, and click on the link at left entitled “Be An Election Worker.” Interested citizens can also send an e-mail to [email protected].


By Kevin McManus