Election Judge Information

Presidential Nomination Primary Training:

1.  Please review the following information:

2.  Then print and complete the following workbook and certification statement:

3.  If you have any questions, contact our office at (320)968-5006 and ask for a member of the elections team.

4.  When completed, scan the workbook and certification statement and email it to: elections@co.benton.mn.us or mail it to:

Benton County Elections
PO Box 129
Foley, MN 56329


  • Poll Pad Training Slides:  Poll Pad Opens in new window

    • Poll Pad Lab:  Benton County will be hosting poll pad labs for roster judges that will be serving at polling places for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Nomination Primary.  Spaces are limited and pre-registration is required.  Sessions are Monday, February 24th from 8:30-9:30 and 2:00 PM-3:00 PM and on Thursday, February 27th from 8:30AM-9:30AM (5 spaces remaining) Call (320)968-5006 and ask to speak with a member of the elections team to register.

    • Benton County roster judges will be using the poll pads in place of a paper roster beginning with the March 3, 2020 Presidential Nomination Primary.  We have recently made the decision that these will be used for check-in of pre-registered voters only and that election day registrations will be completed on paper.

  • DS 200 Tabulator Training SlidesDS200

    • Benton County precincts will be using the DS200 Tabulator by Election Systems & Software for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Nomination Primary and future elections.

Below are some additional training resources for you to review:

Election Guides:

Election Judge Guide

Election Judge Videos

Election Terminology Guide

Thank you for serving as a Benton County election judge.