Who May Be An Election Judge?

An election judge must be:

  1. Eligible to vote in the State of Minnesota
  2. Able to read, write, and speak English
  3. Appointed by the appointing authority (county, city, township, or school board)
  4. Trained and currently certified as an election judge.

An election judge cannot be:

  1. A candidate in that election (i.e. is running for an office on the ballot used in that precinct)
  2. The husband, wife, parent, child, brother, or sister of a candidate or another judge in the same precinct
  3. A challenger.

Show All Answers

1. Who is eligible to vote?
2. How do I register to vote?
3. Why should I pre-register to vote?
4. How do I register on Election Day?
5. What are the options for Absentee Voting?
6. What is the process for Voting by Mail (Mail Balloting)?
7. How do I file for office?
8. Who May Be An Election Judge?
9. Who may be an Election Judge Trainee?