Bilingual Election Judges Needed in Cook County
Skokie is in need of judges who can speak English and Spanish during March 20 elections.
Skokie is one of 34 municipalities in need of bilingual election judges for the upcoming March 20 elections, according to Cook County Clerk David Orr.
"Clerk David Orr is recruiting about 75 bilingual election judges who are fluent in English and Spanish to work in suburban Cook County precincts," according to a statement from Orr's office.
Judges receive $170 for completing a 3-hour training session and working on from 5 a.m. until 7 p.m. on election day. Duties include the following:
- open polling places
- certify that voters are registered and qualified to vote
- explain election procedures
- issue ballots and activate cards for the touch screens
- operate election equipment
- transmit votes at the end of the day.
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