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Posted on: April 11, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Additional Election Judges Needed

Blue Earth County is seeking additional election judges for polling places within the City of Mankato to serve on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Election judges are responsible for the administration of election procedures in the voting place and help guarantee that the rights of voters are protected on Election Day.

Duties include:
• Opening and closing the polls (judges work from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. or later)
• Being responsible for all election materials
• Ensuring only qualified voters are permitted to vote only once
• Distributing ballots
• Helping voters requiring assistance
• Maintaining order in the voting place throughout the day
• Registering new voters at the polling site
• Obtaining the results after the polls are closed
• Certifying the precinct election results

Those interested in becoming an election judge must first complete an application (Election Judge Application), and go through online training prior to working on Election Day. Election judges are paid for their service. For more information or to view online application materials visit the Blue Earth County Website – Election Judges page or call (507) 304-4341.

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