Cook County is looking for individuals interested in working as Election Judges on April 4, 2017. Judges will be responsible for working together to serve voters and keep polling places running smoothly from 5 a.m. until results are transmitted in the evening. To serve as a Election Judge, applicants must complete online and hands-on training classes. In order to qualify, you must be a U.S. citizen and a registered voter of Cook County. If you are a high school junior or senior or a college student, you do not need to be registered to vote, but must hold a GPA of at least 3.0. The county also encourages those who can speak Spanish, Hindi, or Chinese to apply as an election judge to translate for those who need it. The compensation for the day is $190. If you or someone you know is interested in serving as an Election Judge, apply at The Cook County Election Judges website or call the Election Judge Unit at 312-603-0965 with any questions.