For immediate release
Jan. 22, 2024
Contact: City Clerk Daphney Maras at 507-377-4335 or email [email protected].

Serve your community and learn about elections: Become an election judge in Albert Lea

Albert Lea is seeking applications for election judges for the upcoming 2024 election. This is a great opportunity for citizens to learn more about the election process and serve their community. The city of Albert Lea is encouraging all eligible voters who can read, write, and speak English to apply for the position.

Election judges selected to work will receive compensation of $13 per hour. Assistant head judges will receive $14 per hour and Head Judges will receive $15 per hour. These positions require a minimum of two hours of paid training, and judges will be assigned to either morning, afternoon, or all-day shifts.

If employed and selected to work as an election judge, your employer is required by law to provide you with time off from work to serve with no reduction in pay.

“Being an election judge is a simple yet significant contribution to democracy and serving your community,” says City Clerk Daphney Maras.

Election dates:

  • Tuesday, March 5, 2024 – Presidential Nomination Primary Election
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2024 – Special Election
  • Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2024 – Primary Election
  • Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2024 – General Election


For more information about becoming an election judge in Albert Lea, please contact City Clerk Daphney Maras at 507-377-4335 or email [email protected].


The mission of the City of Albert Lea is to deliver exceptional services that enhance the quality of life for current and future generations.