DeKalb County Clerk
Election Judge Training

Please note: All scheduled Election Judge Training Sessions will be held in the Community Outreach Building in the 5 Seasons Room, located at 2500 N. Annie Glidden Rd, DeKalb, at our Health Facility Campus.


Prior to every Election, training classes are scheduled for that election cycle.  There are sessions scheduled for Election Day Judges, Election Day Registration VoteSafe Judges, Early/Grace Voting Judges, High School Students and make-up classes.  All newly appointed Judges are required to take a training class before being scheduled at a Precinct/Polling Place on Election Day.  Early/Grace Judges are required to attend a training session, prior to each Early Voting cycle, before being scheduled to work.

The two-year training course, mandated by the State of Illinois for all Election Judges is scheduled for the fall in the even numbered years.. Below you will find all of the scheduled training dates, when applicable.  Notification and sign up material will be sent out with plenty of notice.  Any other training sessions will be posted here also.

Early/Grace Judge Training 
Mandatory Two-year Training for Experienced & New Judges 
Election Day Registration-VoteSafe Training 
Make-up classes and training for High School Students 

Any experienced judges are more than welcome to attend one of the available Election Day training classes, during any election cycle, please contact the Election Judge Coordinator for availability.