Leonardtown, MD – The St. Mary’s County Board of Elections is seeking individuals willing to serve as an Election Judge for the upcoming Primary Election on June 26, 2018 and General
Election on November 6, 2018.

Who can be an Election Judge?

  • You are eligible if you:
  • Are registered to vote in Maryland
  • Are 16 years old or older
  • Are not a candidate for any public or political party office
  • Are detailed oriented and can speak, read and write the English language
  • Are a motivated person who can endure long hours (6 a.m. -10 p.m.) Judges may not leave at any time
  • Can provide your own transportation to and from your assigned polling place
  • Enjoy meeting people and serving the public

What does an Election Judge do?

In accordance with Federal and State law, you must perform all of the duties assigned to you by the Local Board of Elections and perform your duties faithfully, diligently and without partiality
or prejudice.

  • Prepare the polling place for voting
  • Check in voters
  • Instruct voters on how to use the voting equipment
  • Maintain the security of voting materials
  • Close the polling place

Is an Election Judge paid?

Yes. Judges are paid $150 per election as well as 30.00 for attending the required training class. However if you do not work the Election, you do not get paid for attending the training class.
Judges receive payment from the county within 6 weeks of the election.

Individuals interested in serving as an Election Judge should contact Susan Julian at 301 475- 4200, ext. *1614 (you must press * before the extension) or email Susan.julian@stmarysmd.com