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NEED ELECTION JUDGES! Here's How You Can Help - Students, too!

The Chicago Board of Elections is in critical need of Election Judges in the 32nd Ward for the upcoming February 28, 2023 Municipal Election. We are hoping that you may interested in serving in this important role, or may have friends or family who may be interested in serving. Election Judges are the frontline workers in supporting free and fair elections in our city, and Judges can make up to $230 for Election Day.

Everything you need to know about becoming a judge for day is on the Chicago Board of Elections site. Click here to learn more and sign up to be an Election Judge for the February 28, 2023 Municipal Election! Election Judges must meet all of the requirements listed in the application, including: - a US citizen - a registered voter in Cook County (if 18 or older) - able to speak, read and write English See the 32nd Ward map below for new ward boundaries. If you are interested in serving closer to home throughout the City of Chicago, call the Board and they can find a fit for you. Questions? Call 312.269.7984 or email electionjudge@chicagoelections.gov Find out more at chicagoelections.gov

High School & College Student Judges of Election Click here to apply to serve as a student judge of election at the February 28, 2023 Municipal Election. Qualifications for HIGH SCHOOL Student Judges In order to qualify as a student judge, an applicant must: 1. Live in Cook County; 2. Be a Junior or Senior; 3. Be a U.S. citizen; 4. Be able to read, write, and speak English; 5. Successfully complete the training program; 6. Be able to work on Election Day beginning at 5 a.m. until all duties are completed after the polls close; 7. Have the written approval of the student judge's parent or legal guardian; 8. Have written approval from the student judge’s school principal; 9. Have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; and 10. Meet any other qualifications set by law. Qualifications for COLLEGE Student Judges In order to qualify as a student judge, an applicant must: 1. Attend a college or university in Cook County; 2. Be a U.S. citizen; 3. Be able to read, write, and speak English; 4. Successfully complete the training program; 5. Be able to work on Election Day beginning at 5 a.m. until all duties are completed after the polls close; 6. Have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; and 7. Meet any other qualifications set by law.

Instruction and Training State election law requires Judges of Election to complete training, as well as receive extra compensation when serving on Election Day.

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