Election judges will serve on Primary Election Day, the second Tuesday in August, General Election Day, the first Tuesday in November, and during any special elections.
Election Judges may serve all day from 6:00 a.m. until the election process is completed; or a partial day from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.; or from 2 p.m. until the election process is completed.
All Election Judges must complete a two and a half-hour training every two years. All Head and Co Head Judges must complete additional training hours. All judges must train before each state election (even year elections).
Election Judge Eligibility
You must be eligible to vote in Minnesota
You must be at least 18 years old on Election Day
If you are ages 16 and 17 you may serve as a Trainee Election Judge
You must be able to read, write, and speak English
You cannot be a spouse, parent, child, step, or sibling of any Election Judge serving in the same precinct
You cannot be a candidate or the spouse, parent, child, step or sibling of any candidate on the ballot in that precinct