Voting Operations Judges – A and B (VOP-A/B) are trained to carry out the duties associated with each functional area in the polling precinct.  The number of VOPs assigned to each precinct varies based on anticipated turnout.


  • Work as a team to set up the polling precinct the evening prior to the election
  • Check in voters at the electronic pollbook
  • Issue ballots to voters
  • Escort voters to the voting area and, if asked, give instructions on the voting process, using the scanner or ballot marking device
  • Work as a team to close the polling precinct and prepare the materials and documentation to be returned to the Board of Elections
  • Rotate to other duties and assist as directed by the Chief Judges

  • Complete all required training
  • Able to speak clearly, listen well and to be friendly and welcoming
  • Able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to follow procedures and written and verbal instructions
  • Able to attend the mandatory pre-election meeting/set-up at the polling precinct the evening prior to election day

Election Day Payment:          $90.00 per shift          Training Payment:     $30.00

Election Day Hours:              VOP-A  6:00 am – 3:00 pm
                                                 VOP-B  2:00 pm – closing (approximately 11:00 pm)