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All communication between City staff and election judges will be handled by email.
Pick only one party. Student Judges must select Undeclared.
You must be eligible to vote in Minnesota and able to read, write and speak English. Students 16 and 17 years-old can be election judge trainees.
Training will be required. Training dates TBD.
Preference is given to election judges that work the entire Election Day. Hours are 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Please read the following carefully and submit this application if you agree to the following.
To ensure fair and honest election results, if selected to serve as an election judge, I will adhere to the following:
» I will arrive at my assigned polling place at the assigned time and remain until my assigned time or excused by the Head Judge.
» I agree to be courteous, respectful, and to assist all voters regardless of national origin, physical challenge, or efficiency in the English language.
» I agree to read and study the Polling Place Training Manual and any additional information. I will attend the Election Judge Training so that I am prepared to fulfill my assigned responsibilities to conduct the election according to federal, state, and local election laws and policies.
» I understand that we are responsible for the security of election equipment and supplies and I will handle and monitor all such equipment and supplies exactly as instructed.
» I agree to complete all documentation required by federal, state, and local election laws for my assigned position’s responsibilities as accurately and completely as possible.
» I agree to report immediately to the Head Judge any malfunction or possible tampering of voting equipment, unusual, or suspicious behavior occurring in the polling room or any other event or occurrence that may threaten the accurate gathering or sanctity of the vote.
» I will refrain from making personal and political opinion comments while serving as an election judge.
» I certify that all information I have provided on this application is correct and that I have not omitted any information. I understand that giving false information or omitting requested data may disqualify me from further consideration as an election judge or result in dismissal, if discovered at a later date.
» I authorize the City of Hopkins to verify the information I have provided in this application.
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