Election Judge


Election judges are needed to work at the polling locations to supervise and help with elections. If you are 18 years or older and an eligible voter, you may qualify to serve as an election judge. Election judge duties include the following.

  • Opening and closing the polls
  • Being responsible for all election materials
  • Ensuring that only qualified voters are permitted to vote and that each voter is permitted to vote only once
  • Distributing ballots
  • Tallying and certifying the election results

If you are interested in this important civic opportunity, please complete this basic skills test. If you would like additional information from the State of Minnesota website, please view the state information on election judges or email City Clerk Cindy Patnode or call her at 952-443-4229.