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Election Judges

To qualify to work as an election judge, you must:

  • Be a 18 years of age
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be a Minnesota resident
  • Not have your voting rights revoked
  • Read, write and speak English
  • Attend a two-hour training session
  • Be able to work from 5:45 a.m. until all work is completed after the polls close at 8 p.m. (16 plus hours)

You cannot be:

  • The spouse, parent, child or sibling of any election judge serving in the same precinct
  • The candidate or the spouse, parent, child, or sibling of any candidate on the ballot in that precinct

If you are interested in serving, please download the Election Judge application - or pick one up at City Hall - fill it out and send it to Joe Fischbach, Human Resources Manager/City Clerk, Cottage Grove City Hall, 12800 Ravine Parkway S., Cottage Grove, MN 55016.