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Election Judges and Closers

To become an Election Judge or Closer, you must be a registered voter in Maryland. You are compensated for your time. Please call the Board of Elections at 410-887-0982 for more information.

Judges

The Baltimore County Board of Elections is seeking motivated people, who can endure long hours (5:45 a.m. to 10 p.m.), to work as Election Judges for the upcoming elections. Per Election Day, you can earn:

  • $185 as an Election Judge
  • $200 as a Provisional Judge
  • $200 as a Same-Day Registration (SDR) Judge
  • $250 as a Chief Judge

You will also be compensated $40 for attending a mandatory training session after you serve on Election Day. To receive the $40 training compensation, the attendee must work the assigned day or days of election.

Closers

Closers assist in closing the voting precinct and returning materials. Working hours for Closers are approximately 6 to 9 p.m. on Election Day, not including drive time from the voting precinct to the regional collection site. You can earn $75 for your service as a Closer on Election Day. You will also be compensated $25 for attending a mandatory training session after you serve on Election Day.

Apply to Become an Election Judge or Closer

Complete the form below if you are interested in becoming an Election Judge or Closer. A representative from the Judge's Department will contact you when hiring begins for the next election cycle.

 

Contact Us

Judge Department

11112 Gilroy Road
Suite 104
Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031

Hours

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone

Fax

410-832-8486

Judge Supervisor

Kimberly Phillips

 
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