Apply to Be an Election Judge Poll Worker

City of St. Louis residents may apply to be an Election Judge to check in and assist voters on election day.

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Overview

An election judge checks in voters on Election Day.

The Board of Elections provides training before the election and support for election judges on election day. No experience is required, and training is provided. An election judge is paid $225 per election.

Preparation

Make sure you meet the requirements to be an election judge. You must:

  • Be a City of St. Louis resident.
  • Be 18 years of age or older and a registered voter.
  • Be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
  • Be available from 5:00 a.m. until closing of the polls. 
  • Attend a training session prior to the Election. 
  • Declare a Political party (Democrat, Republican or Independent).

Instructions

Use the Begin Online button to apply online.

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What to Expect

After you apply, you will receive a letter or email with information on training sessions. The training session will last 1.5-2 hours.

After you've attended the training session, you'll be assigned to work at a polling location or serve as an alternate.

You will receive payment two weeks after the election is over.

Contact

Board of Election Commissioners

electionboard@stlouis-mo.gov

(314) 622-4336

300 N Tucker Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63101

Monday - Friday 8 AM – 5 PM On Election Day Polls Open at 6 AM and Close at 7 PM

Contact the Board of Election Commissioners

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