Roamers (RMR) are assigned to provide precinct support. These highly experienced individuals are responsible for resolving technical problems or procedural issues that may arise. Each Roamer supports four to six polling precincts on an assigned route. They must have a thorough working knowledge of election procedures to serve as a resource for Chief Judges and voters.

Responsibilities:

  • Visit each polling precinct on their assigned route the evening before election day to meet the Chief Judges during the precinct setup and answer any questions
  • Make multiple visits to each polling precinct on their assigned route election day
  • Serve as a liaison and courier between the Board of Elections and assigned precincts
  • Resolve issues that may arise with the electronic pollbooks and the voting equipment
  • As necessary, mediate situations with electioneers, voters and election workers
  • Be available on assigned route until all precincts are closed and facilities secured and released by Board Of Elections' staff
  • Complete and submit a detailed report of election related activities for each precinct on assigned route
Requirements:
  • Complete all required training
  • Prior service as a Montgomery County Chief Election Judge or Trainer
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Able to speak clearly, listen well and to be friendly and welcoming
  • Able to drive, walk and stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to follow procedures and written and verbal instructions
  • Attend a pre-election briefing at the Board of Elections and pick up election materials
  • Automobile: required to travel to designated precincts and Board of Elections on election day.  The vehicle must be able to securely transport election materials and voting equipment (excluding the scanning unit).  The vehicle may be a car, SUV, pick–up truck with a covered bed, or van.  Public transportation, taxi cabs, ride sharing services (Uber, Lyft, etc.), motorcycles, bicycles, scooters, and mopeds are not an acceptable means of transportation to serve in this position.
  • Cell Phone: required for use to communicate with the Board of Elections beginning the weekend prior to the election through election day.  In the event of any unusual or unplanned circumstance, must be able to contact and be contacted by the Board of Elections immediately.
  • Minimum age - 18 years


Election Day Payment:          $300.00                                  Training Payment:     $50.00

Election Day Hours:               6:00 am – until released