Election Judges

Apply to become an Election Judge at Savage City Hall.


You must be

  • At least 18 years of age
  • A Minnesota resident for at least 20 days
  • A citizen of the United States
  • Affiliated with a major political party
  • Able to read, write and speak the English language
  • Eligible to vote and reside in the county
  • Appointed by the municipal clerk
  • Able to attend biennial training sessions


You cannot be

  • Related to another election judge in the same precinct
  • A candidate's spouse, parent, child or sibling
  • A candidate for the election in which you are serving

Your Employer Must


  • Give time off from work to serve
  • Be provided with a 20-day written notice


  • Election Judges are paid for their services
  • The pay varies according to precinct policy



Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work at one or several elections during your term
  • Administer election procedures in the voting place
  • Help protect the rights of the voters on Election Day
  • Open and/or close the polls
  • Responsible for all election materials
  • Ensure only qualified voters are permitted to vote only once
  • Distribute ballots
  • Help voters requiring assistance
  • Maintain order in the voting place throughout the day
  • Register new voters at the polling site
  • Obtain the results after the polls are closed
  • Certify the precinct election results

Sign up

Complete the Election Judge Application. For more information, contact City Clerk  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  at 952.882.2642

More Info

For more information, see Minnesota State Statutes