July 14, 2020
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El Paso County Elections Department | Lisa Wise, Elections Administrator

Poll Worker Information

Presiding Judge & Clerk Notice

El Paso County is looking for Presiding Judges & Clerks. As explained below, these positions are temporary and available only during an election cycle.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Qualifying the voter;
  2. Assisting voters with voting process;
  3. Assisting and/or managing the opening and closing of the election polls;
  4. Be available to work on Election Day from 6:00 a.m. until approximately 8:00 p.m.

To be qualified, at a minimum you must:

  1. Be 18 years or older and a registered voter for El Paso County;
  2. Be fluent in Spanish and English (for bilingual clerks);
  3. Not hold an elected office nor be an employee of an elected official;
  4. Presiding Judge only: May not appoint relatives within the third degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity as Election Clerks;
  5. Be able to take direction well and not be easily distracted;
  6. Enjoy interactions with people;
  7. Have dependable transportation to the election polls;
  8. Be able to lift and carry at least 30 lbs. and stand for long periods of time;
  9. Be able to report to assigned poll by 6:00 a.m. until approximately 8:00 p.m.;
  10. Be available 12-14 hours on Election Day, or as directed by the authority conducting the election;
  11. Be available to work different lengths of time and at different hours during the election cycle.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in working a non-partisan election please contact our office:

El Paso County Elections Department
500 E. San Antonio Ave., Suite 314
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone: (915) 546-2154
Email: epelections@epcounty.com

If you are interested in working a partisan election as a Democrat please contact:

El Paso County Democratic Party
1401 E. Montana Ave., Suite C
El Paso, Texas 79902
Phone: (915) 239-3077
Email: epdemoparty@yahoo.com

If you are interested in working a partisan election as a Republican please contact:

El Paso County Republican Party
120 Paragon Lane, Suite 220
El Paso, Texas 79912
Phone: (915) 842-8255
Email: elpasogophq@gmail.com

Additional Resources

Qualifying Voters on Election Day–Handbook for Election Judges and Clerks (Revised January 2020) (PDF)

Disclosure: This notice is for informational purposes only. Nothing in this notice, nor in any prior or subsequent written or oral statement, creates a contract of employment or any rights in the nature of a guaranteed assignment. These positions are not permanent or full time; they are available only during the election cycle. Employment will be only on a as-needed basis, and a position will not be assured until confirmation of an assignment including where and when you will report by an Elections Department representative.

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