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Will County Clerk seeking Republican election judges

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JOLIET – The office of Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots is seeking Republican election judges, according to a news release.

The average party turnout in the three most recent Illinois governor’s races determines the number of Republican and Democratic election judges. The news release said it is imperative to have a balance of Republicans and Democrats.

Election judges are required to attend a 2½hour training class. When completed, judges are paid $150 for the day they are assigned to work a polling place, including mileage reimbursement.

They also can earn extra compensation if they are assigned to pick up and drop off election supplies.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, live in Will County and be eligible to vote in the next election or be a high school seniors in good standing. They can also be students enrolled at a public or private school, community college or private secondary school.

Apply at thewillcountyclerk.com.