Do You Want to Be an Election Judge?

The next Larimer County Election will be the 2021 Coordinated Election on November 2, 2021

If you are interested in being an Election Judge for this election:

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 of the state and are willing to serve
  • 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 Application

Complete the Election Judge Application to be considered for an assignment for the 2021 Coordinated Election. You must complete the application even if you have previously worked as an Election Judge.


Need an Accommodation? If you need assistance with an application please contact Human Resources Recruiting at (970) 498-5988 or interviewing accommodations, please contact our Inclusion Administrator Nicole Berg at (970) 498-5973.

Larimer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

2021 W-2 Forms and Income Tax Information

Please consult your tax preparer regarding reporting income received.

2021 Earnings W-2 FICA Taxes
$1 - $1,899.99 W-2 will be issued. Larimer County will refund your FICA taxes at the end of the year.
$1,900 and over W-2 will be issued. Earnings are FICA taxable.

Contact Information

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

Per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Larimer County will provide a reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with a disability who need assistance.  Services can be arranged with at least seven business days’ notice.  Please email us at or by calling 970/498-7820 or Relay Colorado 711. "Walk-in" requests for auxiliary aids and services will be honored to the extent possible but may be unavailable if advance notice is not provided.

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)
PHONE: (970) 498-7820
FAX:  (970) 498-7847
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