If you are on the list of active election judges, you may be able to access the online training program. You will have received a letter with information including a user name and password.
Once you are logged in, you will be on the Training Central page and will notice a blue link toward the bottom of the screen for your training course. Click on the link and a list of the available lessons will appear.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When will training classes be offered?
Certification classes are held in even-numbered years, often in the spring. Classes are sometimes held in late summer for those judges who are added to the list later.
What is the schedule for online training?
Before each election, there is an open cycle of a few weeks to complete the specified online training program for that election. The lessons for online training will vary, depending on what content needs to be covered for the next scheduled election. Examples might include:
1. Election Judge Basics
2. A typical timeline at the Polls
3. Voter Registration
4. Challenged Voters and Special Ballots
5. Vote-Safe Electronic Pollbooks
6. Election Equipment
How much are election judges paid?
The base rate of $150.00 is given for working in the polls on Election Day. A Training Bonus may be given according to whether you completed the most recent training. There may be other jobs that can be worked for additional pay, including nursing home voting, polling place coordinator, early voting judge, or field representative. Pay rates may change according to current budget figures.
How are payments to election workers treated?
See IRS publication. Workers who make over $600 in one year will be sent a W2 or 1099 form.