This is a compensated position. Note: Payments will be paid through CornerStone Staffing two to three weeks after the Election either by check or direct deposit.
Tarrant County Democratic Party is currently recruiting Presiding Judges and Alternate Judges to serve for the next Voting Cycle (August 1, 2023 thru July 31, 2025).
Presiding Judge ($15 per hour) - will serve in a supervisory position from 6:00 am to 8:30 pm during Election Day to ensure that all individuals are given the opportunity to vote and that their vote takes place in a safe environment. Emergency Judge ($15 per hour) - will serve in a supervisory position from 6:00 am to 8:30 pm during Election Day to ensure that all individuals are given the opportunity to vote and that their vote takes place in a safe environment.
These individuals will only be called on as needed in instances where the Presiding Judge is not able to serve on the day of Election. To serve in this capacity the Emergency Judge needs to have a full crew [Alternate Judge, three Clerks (one of which has to be Spanish Bilingual)] available to serve at any location in Tarrant County.
Alternate Judge ($13 per hour) - will assist the Presiding Judge prior to polls opening, after polls close and, serve in the capacity of a Clerk the remainder of the day. It is preferred that the Alternate Judge serve from 6:00 am to 8:30 pm, but at the discretion of the Presiding Judge can serve part of the Election Day. During Primary Elections you will be asked to serve in the capacity of a Presiding Judge.
Clerk ($13 per hour) - under the supervision of the Presiding Judge will set-up equipment and signs prior to opening, assist the voter as they move through the voting experience and take down equipment and signs after poll closes.
Student Clerk (16 to 18 years old) - Same as Clerk. Requires written permission from High School Administration prior to being assigned.
Training on paperwork and running an election for New Judges provided by Tarrant County Democratic Party will be held on February 17, 2024.
This training is not compensated but is needed to ensure a good election experience at their first assignment.
Tarrant County Elections provides Equipment Training to new Presiding and Alternate Judges prior to their first Election (one to two weeks before the Election).
This training is not compensated for the Primary Election.
Election Clerks are provided on-line training material prior to their assignment by Tarrant County Elections (one to two weeks before the Election). This training is compensated.
Please add the following known Election Days to your calendar:
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - Primary Election
Saturday, May 4, 2024 - Uniform Election date (Limited)
May 28, 2024 - Primary Runoff Election
November 5, 2024 - Joint General and Special Election