Election Judge Information

We anticipate that face coverings will be required within the polling place for the November 3rd General Election per the Governor’s Executive Order:


Please read the following memo from the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office which outlines how to handle common scenarios you may encounter as an election judge with regard to the governor’s executive order mandating face coverings in public places:

Click here to review the memo regarding face coverings in the polling place

2020 Election Judge Training Information:

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 Election Judge Training will be given either online or via paper training packets for those that do not have access to a computer.

Please spend at least 2 hours total reviewing the training materials below.  

When you have finished reviewing the training materials, please complete the workbook and Statement of Training Completion and send them to your city or town clerk.  


2020 Election Judge Training Materials:

2020 Election Judge Guide

Election Judge Training Videos

2020 Election Judge Training Slides(Full Page)

2020 Election Judge Training Slides(Notes Pages)

Polling Place Guidelines Due to COVID-19

Election Judge Workbook

2020 Election Judge Statement of Training Completion

We are happy to assist with any questions you may have regarding the 2020 elections. Please email questions to: elections@co.benton.mn.us


Thank you for serving as a Benton County election judge.


NEW ELECTION EQUIPMENT TRAINING MATERIALS: