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Jefferson County,
Missouri
Est. 1818
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Election Judge Job Description

 

 

 Election Judges duties include, but are not limited to the following: 

* Arriving at 5:00 a.m. on election day
* Setting up the polling place
* Arranging tables and chairs for judges and voters
* Setting up privacy voting booths
* Setting up the voting equipment
* Ensuring voters are at the proper polling location
* Checking voters for proper identification
* Looking up voters' names in the precinct roster
* Calling the County Clerk's office to determine the eligibility of a voter
* Having voters sign the precinct roster
* Issuing the proper ballot to voters
* Instructing voters how to vote their ballot
* Instructing voters on where to put their voted ballot
* Periodically checking to ensure the number of signatures in the
     roster matches the number of ballots in the ballot box
* Giving proper election information to voters
* Closing the polling location promptly at 7:00 p.m.
* Gathering supplies/ballots and returning them to County Clerk's office

 

Being an election judge is a great responsibility, but you will complete the day knowing that you have helped in one of the most fundamental duties in a democracy - VOTING.