Do You Want to Be an Election Judge?

Larimer County will have 3 elections in 2020

  • Presidential Primary - March 3, 2020
  • Primary - June 30, 2020
  • Presidential General - November 3, 2020

If you are interested in being an Election Judge for any OR all of these elections:

  • Read the information on this page
  • Print & read the "Become an Election Judge" brochure and
  • Complete the "2020 Larimer County Election Judge Application" located at the bottom of this page (even if you have served as an Election Judge before)

Election Judge Duties

  • Greet & assist voters, register voters, update voter information in the electronic database, and issue ballots at Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPC)
  • Monitor drop-off ballot boxes
  • Visit Healthcare Facilities to deliver ballots and assist voters
  • Transport ballot boxes and supplies
  • Process mail ballots
  • Count ballots
  • Work in the Elections Office performing data entry and answering phones
  • Assist with IT Support/Setup

Election Judges are paid $12 per hour for working and training

Election Judge Requirements

Colorado Revised Statutes §1-6-101 establishes qualifications for Election Judges. To be an Election Judge, you must be:  

  • A United States citizen
  • A registered elector who resides in the political subdivision unless otherwise excepted
  • Mentally and physically able to perform and complete the assigned tasks
  • Free of any conviction of election fraud, fraud, or any other election offenses
  • Not related to any candidate on the ballot
  • Willing to attend all required training classes

Depending on the position, some of the following abilities and tasks may be required:

  • Lift up to 25 pounds
  • Perform tasks in a busy and stressful environment
  • Work a long day on Election Day with few breaks (approximately 14 hours)
  • Understand and read English
  • Sit and/or stand for long periods of time
  • Follow very specific directions and abide by legal requirements completely
  • Have basic knowledge of computers and be able to learn to use the Statewide voter registration system (includes accurately searching, inputting, and retrieving data)

Election Judge Brochure

Download, print & read our 2020 BECOME AN ELECTION JUDGE BROCHURE

Election Judge Application

Apply to be an Election Judge: 
Download, print, complete and mail in a 2020 ELECTION JUDGE APPLICATION

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2019 W2 Forms and Income Tax Information

If you made under $600 for the year, as an Election Judge, you will not receive a W-2 for 2019. However, your election pay may still be considered taxable income, and should be reported appropriately. Please consult your tax preparer regarding reporting income received.

If you made $600 or over for the year, as an Election Judge, you will receive a W-2 for 2019.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Payroll Department of Larimer County Human Resources: Amy O'Donnell, 970-498-5991

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Contact Elections

200 W. Oak St., Suite 5100, Fort Collins, CO 80521
PO Box 1547, Fort Collins CO  80522

HOURS: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm (except holidays)
EMAIL: elections@co.larimer.co.us
PHONE: (970) 498-7820
FAX:  (970) 498-7847
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