By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– DuPage County will be doubling the pay for election judges working for the 2020 election due to the pandemic.

Judges working Election Day will receive $130 in base pay and another $130 as a COVID-19 supplement. Election judges working during Early Voting will receive $10 per hour in base pay and another $10 per hour as a COVID-19 supplement.

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Anyone interested in applying to be an election judge or election worker can apply on the DuPage County Clerk Election website.

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County officials said polling places will be equipped with personal protective equipment, sanitation supplies and social distancing signage and floor markers.

DuPage County is implementing a new online judge training system.

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Illinois voter registration applications are available online. 

CBS 2 Chicago Staff