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Election judges sought for November vote

Published: Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 11:16 p.m. CST

SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder’s office is seeking people to serve as election judges for the Nov. 4 general election.

The base pay for a day of service is $90, with an additional $40 for those who have been trained.

Training is available on Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 1. Training is required to receive the extra $40.

Judges must: be U.S. citizens; be entitled to vote in the November election; be residents of and registered to vote in DeKalb County; be of good repute and character; be able to speak, read and write in English; have skills in the four fundamental rules of arithmetic; be capable of performing the required duties; and complete state-require training. Election judges cannot be precinct committeemen or candidates for any office at the election.

Contact the clerk’s office at 815-895-7147, go online at or write the DeKalb County Election office, 110 E. Sycamore St., Sycamore. Those interested can also fill out interest forms online at

Those with questions should call 815-895-7147 or email

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