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For Immediate Release:  May 7, 2014

Election Judges Needed for 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election

Montgomery County’s Board of Elections is seeking registered voters to serve as election judges at polling places for the Gubernatorial Primary Election to be held on June 24, 2014.

To serve in this paid position on Election Day or during Early Voting, an election judge must be registered to vote in the State of Maryland.  They must also be able to speak, read, and write the English language, be at least 17 years of age by June 24, and while acting as a judge must not hold, or be a candidate for, public or party office. In addition, election judges may not serve as a campaign manager for a candidate or as treasurer for any campaign financial entity.

Election judges are needed in all Election Districts within Montgomery County.  Voters registered as Republican or Unaffiliated are especially needed as well as bilingual Election Judges, particularly in Spanish, and are encouraged to apply.  The application process requires both an online quiz and completion of hands-on training. All applicants who are selected for these positions will be compensated at rates that vary based on the position, as advertised at

To apply online, or for more information, visit and select the Election Judges’ link.  For other election information, call 240-777-VOTE (8683), visit or the Maryland State Board of Elections’ website at, or follow the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Facebook or Twitter.


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