Election Judge Qualifications Registration QualificationsState of MissouriLaclede County Qualifications Attendance and Punctuality - Election Day: polls open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m.
- Attend training sessions provided and participate in exercises.
must be at the polls no later than 5:30 a.m. and earlier in big turnout
elections (to be determined by the team of election judges). After 7:00
p.m. polls are closed and all of the teams must stay and assist in
- Election Judges may take a one-hour break
during the day between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (schedule
with election day team and ensure bipartisan representation at the
polls during the absence) RSMo 115.097.
- Supervisory Judges shall be responsible for the return of election supplies
from the polling place to the election authority and have any
additional duties as prescribed by the election authority RSMo
Judges must be able to work well with fellow team members and share in
the responsibility for the operation of the polling place. Willingness
to work with persons you are not acquainted with but striving for
the same purpose of executing a successful election day.
Willingness to learn
the "Golden Rule" treat others the way you want to be treated; stay
positive, offer assistance, listen to what others are saying to
effectively resolve issues with coworkers and provide the voter
the right to vote.
we have experienced over the last four years Elections are always
changing, equipment more advanced in technology, added security
procedures, new processes at the polls. We need people willing to
be trained on how to operate the equipment properly, committed to
following suggested Election Day practices. Ensure the protection of
counting the votes and voter registration eligibility on Election Day.
conscientious about accuracy and compliance of the election laws and a
commitment to do your best to follow our instruction. This job is about
providing our local citizens, neighbors and friends, the voters, a
right to cast a ballot for the candidates or issues of their choice
with their privacy being protected at the polls.