Become an Election Judge

Want to Serve Your Community and Make Extra Money?

The St. Charles County Election Office is in need of Election Judges to work at the 121 polling places within St. Charles County. Election Judges are a vital part of the voting process. They work at polling locations on Election Day, sign in registered voters, explain procedures, provide ballots, and monitor the election.

Election Judges are paid positions.
• Supervisory Judges: $175/day
• Election Judge: $145/day ($72.50/half-day)

All judges receive an additional $30 for attending mandatory training.

Election Judges must meet the following qualifications (RSMo 115.085):

• Declare one of the two major political parties (Democratic or Republican).
• Be a registered voter.
• Attend a mandatory training class before working at the polls.
• Be able to work from 5 a.m. until after the polls close at 7 p.m. on Election Day for full-day shifts, 5 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for A.M. half-day shifts, or 12 p.m. to close for P.M. half-day shifts.
• Be able to help set up voting booths and be able to sit for long periods of time.

Please note: Election Judges cannot serve in any election in which his or her name, or the name of a relative within the second degree, is on the ballot unless that candidate is unopposed.

If you would like to apply and receive more information on becoming an election judge, please submit an Election Judge Application Form or contact our office at 636-949-7550.