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Kaufman, TX 75142
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Qualifications to Work at the Polls

Election JudgeQualified voter of Kaufman County.

Election Clerk  Qualified voter of Kaufman County.

Texas Election Code Sec. 11.002. Qualified voter

(a) In this election code, “qualified voter” means a person who:

     (1) is 18 years of age or older;

     (2) is a United States citizen;

     (3) has not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be:

(A) totally mentally incapacitated; or

(B) partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;

(4) has not been finally convicted of a felony or, if so convicted, has:

(A) fully discharged the person’s sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court; or

(B) been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote;

(5) is a resident of this state; and

(6) is a registered voter.

(b) For purposes of Subsection

(a)(4), a person is not considered to have been finally convicted of an offense for which the criminal proceedings are deferred without an adjudication of guilt.

Who CANNOT be an Election Judge or Clerk:

  • Elected Public Officer (Precinct Chairman is not considered as an elected office) • Employee or relative of opposed candidate on the ballot. • Campaign Treasurer or Assistant Treasurer of a candidate in the election. • Campaign Manager or campaign staff/worker of candidate in the election. • Individual finally convicted of an election offense (deferred adjudication does not constitute a final felony conviction.) • A candidate for a contested office may not serve in an election held on the same day as the election in any precinct in which the office sought is to be voted on. (An uncontested candidate may serve as an election worker) • Note: An incumbent cannot serve since they are disqualified as an elected public officer. • Employee of Kaufman County, Texas cannot work at the polls


_________Disclosure: I understand that nothing in this advertisement, or in any prior or subsequent written or oral statement, creates a contract of employment or any rights in the nature of a guaranteed assignment. These positions are not permanent, full-time, or temporary; they are only during an election cycle. I understand that, if I am contacted by the Elections Department for an assignment, my employment will be only for an as-needed basis, and a position will not be guaranteed, unless I am given the complete details of an assignment, including where and when I will report, by an Elections Department recruiter or representative.