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  • I'm Kelly Mana with CNN Digital and today we're taking a look at current state's efforts to recruit poll workers.

  • Amid a shortage before November, Tuesday marked the first ever national poll Worker recruitment Day.

  • The campaign aims to raise awareness of the need for new poll workers for election day.

  • As Cova, 19 has affected the traditionally senior and more vulnerable work force.

  • Poll workers play an important role when it comes to the in person voting process.

  • They're the ones who open up polling locations, check and voters and help voters cast their ballots.

  • Among other Election Day tasks, some of the more creative ways that states have attempted to abuse worker turned out for the November election include lowering the age limit some more teens, conserve paying government employees to stop polling locations and bring in workers from out of town.

  • Election officials have also been partnering with local businesses like barbershops and salons, religious and athletic organizations and even athletes to boost their outreach efforts.

I'm Kelly Mana with CNN Digital and today we're taking a look at current state's efforts to recruit poll workers.

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How States Recruit Election Workers

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/04
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