PAID ELECTION OFFICIAL




There are three election official positions available:



The following information provides the pay scale, requirements, and duties for each of these positions. Click on the tab of the position you are interested in to read about it. Choose the one that appeals to you and apply today (PDF). Training classes for Election Officials are held prior to each election. Information regarding training classes will be sent via U.S. Postal Service.

General Qualifications

You must be a registered voter or have made application, in Bexar County, to qualify as an election official.  You’ll even get paid for it.

Presiding Election Judge

Primary Duty: To administer the election in accordance with the Texas Election Code

Pay

  • $17.00 per hour
  • $25.00 for bringing in the returns to a designated Regional Sending Site

Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Registered voter in the precinct in which you are to serve
  • Attend certification class and pass test by 70% (approximate time to completion: 8 hours)
  • Remain certified by taking a test every two years and passing with a 70% score
  • Class attendance before the election, when applicable
  • Visit vote center the day before the election
  • Pick up of supplies at the Election Warehouse before the election
  • Return the supplies the night of the election to a designated Regional Sending Site

You cannot be judge if:

  • You hold an elected office. (Precinct Chairman is not considered as an elected office.)
  • You are a candidate for office in that election.
  • You are a campaign treasurer of a candidate in that election
  • You are a campaign manager of a candidate in that election.
  • You are an employee or relative of an opposed candidate in that election

Alternate Election Judge

Primary Duties: To Guard the purity of the Election and to step in as judge when the Presiding Election Judge is not available

Pay

  • $16.00 per hour 

Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Registered voter in the precinct in which you are to serve
  • Attend certification class and pass test by 70% (approximate time to completion: 8 hours)
  • Remain certified by taking a test every two years and passing with a 70% score
  • Class attendance before the election, when applicable
  • Visit vote center the day before the election
  • Pick up of supplies at the Elections Warehouse, when applicable
  • Return the supplies the night of the election to a designated Regional Sending Site, when applicable

Election Clerk

Primary Duty:  Receives training and assignments from the Election Judge

Pay

  • $16.00 per hour 

Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Registered voter in the precinct in which you are to serve
  • Attend certification class and pass test by 70% (approximate time to completion: 8 hours)
  • Remain certified by taking a test every two years and passing with a 70% score
  • Class attendance before the election, when applicable
  • Visit vote center the day before the election
  • Pick up of supplies at the Elections Warehouse, when applicable
  • Return the supplies the night of the election to a designated Regional Sending Site, when applicable

Elections Department

Physical Address:

1103 S. Frio, Suite 100
San Antonio, TX 78207

Phone:

210-335-VOTE (8683)

Fax:

210-335-VOTE (8683)


Complete the Election Official Form below to get started!

ELECTIONS OFFICIAL APPLICATION

REPUBLICANS! REGISTER HERE FOR ELECTION JUDGE CERTIFICATION AND CLERK CLASSES

Why should Bexar County have the election process controlled by the Democrats?
Republicans, too, can apply to be an Election Judge. Fill-in and submit the form below to get training and certification as an Election Judge. We need more Republican election workers in our County elections. The law requires at least one Republican official election judge in each county polling location.


    *First Name:

    *Last Name:

    *Address:

    *City:

    *Zip:

    *Date of Birth:

    *School District you live in:

    *Home Phone:

    *Cell Phone:

    *Office Phone:

    Fax:

    *Email:

    *Voter Registration Number:

    *Precinct Number:

    *
    If you are interested in becoming an Election Judge:

    Are you able to lift 40 pounds?

    Elections Officials need their own transportation and be able to lift 40 pounds.

    Do you speak Spanish?

    Do you have Elections experience?

    If yes, please describe:

    The contents of this form will be sent to the Elections Training Coordinator at the Bexar County Elections Department and to the Republican Party of Bexar County.

    *Required

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