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Frederick Co. Board of Elections is Hiring 2020 Election Judges

News Release

For Immediate Release: February 7, 2020

Contact: Stuart Harvey, 301-600-1007

ELECTION JUDGES NEEDED

FOR 2020 ELECTIONS

FREDERICK, MD -- Frederick County’s Board of Elections is seeking individuals to serve as election judges at polling places on Primary Election Day, April 28, 2020, and General Election Day, November 3, 2020.

In accordance with the Election Code, judges must be registered voters and at least 16 years of age (16 and 17 year olds also require parental permission). They must be able to speak, read and write the English language, and while acting as a judge must not hold or be a candidate for public or party office.

The Board is currently seeking more than 300 election judges. Training will be provided, and all judges are compensated at least $25 for the three-hour training, and a minimum of $175 for Election Day work. A small number of Chief Judges, who make additional money for both training and Election Day, are also needed. The Board needs judges throughout the county.

To apply, or for more information, visit the Board’s website at www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/elections, and click on the box at the top of the page for “Be an Election Worker,” or e-mail the Board at electionjudge@frederickcountymd.gov.