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Election Judges




If you are interested in working as an Election Judge for the 2016 Presidential Primary Election, please click on the following link. Remember, this is a PAID position with PAID training.

Election Judge Flyer  

 Election Judge Sign Up 


To become a paid Election Judge you must be a registered voter in the state of Maryland. You may call the Board of Elections for consideration. You must be available to work at least a 16 hour day and read, write, speak, and understand the English language. You must attend a mandatory training session and be willing to follow instructions concerning election laws and the overall duties of staffing a polling place.

If you would like to serve as an Election Judge, or you would like more information, contact us at 410-313-5820.

Ask for Kim Phillips or Teresa Womble. 

We Need You

The Howard County Board of Elections is seeking motivated people, who can endure long hours (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.), to work as Election Judges for the upcoming 2016 Presidential Primary and General elections. You can earn $165 as a Check-in, Voting Unit, Provisional or Greeting Judge or $220 as a Chief Judge, per election. An additional $45 (for New Chief Judges),  $30 (for all other New Judges) and  $30 (for all returning Election Judges) will be compensated for attending a mandatory training session prior to the 2016 Presidential General Election. 

To view a complete list of Election Judge requirements and descriptions of duties for 2016 click here (PDF)

Register Online to be an Election Judge for 2016 by clicking here 

Sign Up for 2016 Election Judges Training by clicking here 

For 2016 Election Judges Manual Click here (PDF) 


2016 Election Judges Disability Awareness Quiz (PDF) 


The dates of the elections are as follows: 

Primary Election - Tuesday April 26, 2016 

General Election - Tuesday November 8, 2016


Updated: 02/08/2016


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