Talbot County, Maryland

Election Judge


Become an Election Judge


We are currently looking for more Election Judges, please call the office at 410-770-8099 and an application will be sent to you.


The Election Judges are a very important part of the electoral process because they are responsible for administering the actual voting procedures in each precinct.  It would be impossible to conduct an election without them because they are the only contacts between the Election Office and the general public during voting hours.  Talbot County Board of Elections is always looking for citizens who would like to serve as Election Judges during the Primary and General Elections.  Election Judges serve on Election Day from 6:00 a.m. until all duties are completed after the close of the polling place at 8:00 p.m.  Duties include making sure that qualified voters who are properly registered are able to cast their vote in a trouble free environment.  They must deal courteously and patiently with the public and coworkers.  Election Judges must possess good judgement, be reliable, courteous and able to follow procedures exactly.



    You must be a registered voter in Maryland



    Maryland law requires all persons who desire to become an Election Judge to attend a training session.



Chief Judges $300.00
Check-In Judges $250.00
Provisional Ballot Judges $275.00
Unit Judges $250.00
Stand-By Judges $  25.00


All Judges will be paid $25.00 for attending the mandatory training (This is in addition to the amounts listed above).


For more information or to sign up, contact our office 410-770-8099. 

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