Election Judges

Election judges are responsible for administering election procedures in each polling place on Election Day.  Serving as an election judge is a great opportunity to serve our community and to be involved in the election process.

Election Judge Requirements

  • You must be eligible to vote in Minnesota.
  • You must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • You cannot be a spouse, parent, child, or sibling of any election judge serving in the same precinct at the same time or of any candidate at that election.

Time Off Work to Serve as an Election Judge

State law allows for time off from work without loss of wages to serve as an Election Judge with 20 days prior written notice to the employer.  (Minnesota Statute 204B.195)

Required Training

The City of Maple provides training for all election judges.  This training is mandatory and is approximately 2-3 hours.  You will be paid for the training session. 

How to Apply

If you have interest in serving as an election judge in 2020, please fill out the election judge application found here.  If you prefer to receive a paper application, please contact Maple Grove Elections at 763-494-6497 or email elections@maplegrovemn.gov.  

Thank you in advance for considering being an election judge--we would love to work with you!