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Don’t forget poll workers

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

Poll workers are an extremely important part of the process we call voting. Apparently two million of us serve as poll workers! But unfortunately, according to electionline.org, a project of the Pew Center on the States, poll workers are subject to “uneven training, low pay and increasingly complex job requirements.” What does that mean for the voters of America? The full report, a PDF, is available here.

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