LEONARDTOWN, MD – The St. Mary’s County Election Office is seeking Election Judges for the 2022 gubernatorial election. These paid positions will support the Primary Election, June 28, 2022, and the General Election, Nov. 8, 2022.

Election Judges are responsible for administering the actual voting procedures in each precinct. These individuals are the only contact the Board of Elections has with the general public during voting hours. Therefore, Election Judges must be reliable, courteous, present a neat appearance, be able to follow procedure, and above all else, possess good judgment.

To be considered, Election Judges must meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Be a registered voter in Maryland
  • Be able to speak, read and write in English
  • Be physically capable of working 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. on election dates
  • Must complete mandatory training
  • Not be a candidate, campaign manager, or treasurer for any candidate or political party
  • Must refrain from engaging in partisan or political activity while serving as an Election Judge

Judges receive $200 per election as well as $30.00 for attending the required training class.

For information, please call 301-475-2400, ext. 1625 or go to the St. Mary’s County Board of Elections website.

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