Secretary of State Steve Simon is encouraging Minnesotans to absentee vote during COVID-19, but he also says Minnesota still needs about 30,000 election judges for the upcoming August primary and November elections. Simon says, typically…

“I’m asking all Minnesotans to consider serving as a poll worker or election judge. We need 30,000 people every election to run a statewide election to do that job.”

Simon says that since the people who usually do the jobs skew a bit older, they may be more vulnerable during COVID. He’s encouraging Minnesotans from all demographic groups to inquire about working as election judges. For more information, visit mnvotes.org.