Voting Operations Judges (VOP and SPN) 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. One VOP bilingual in Spanish is required per precinct. Workers bilingual in other languages (Chinese, French, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese) may also be assigned, based on the specific needs of the precinct.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements:
  • 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:          $180.00                      Training Payment:     $30.00

Election Day Hours:              6:00 am – to closing (approximately 11:00 pm)