Elections Judges Needed

The City of Rockford is seeking qualified election judges to assist with General Election on Tuesday, November 6th.  If you are interested, please complete the attached Election Judge Survey and return to City Hall.

An election judge MUST be:

  1. eligible to vote in the State of Minnesota;
  2. able to read, write and speak English;
  3. appointed by the appointing authority (county, city, township, or school board); and
  4. trained and currently certified as an election judge.

The two hour election judge training will be required to be consided as an election judge.

An election judge CANNOT be:

  1. a candidate in that election (i.e., is running for an office on the ballot used in that precinct, or is a write-in candidate in the jurisdiction in which they are actively campaigning);
  2. the husband, wife, parent, child, stepchild, brother, sister or stepsibling, of a candidate or another judge in the same precinct; or
  3. a challenger.

Individual who are related to each other may serve as election judges in the same precinct provided that they serve on separate shifts that do not overlap.

Individuals applying to be election judges need to declare their party affiliation, if they are affiliated with a major political party.