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Election Poll Workers

Opportunities for Effective Election Reforms Can Be Spearheaded by Local Leaders

Robert M. Brandon | Posted 04.11.2015 | Politics
Robert M. Brandon

As state legislatures consider opportunities to enact sensible election reform this winter, local officials should similarly be active in implementing reform in their areas.

2014's Voting Changes Are Reason for 2015 Reform

Robert M. Brandon | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics
Robert M. Brandon

Rather than playing partisan politics with the ballot box, state legislators and local elected officials should seek to improve the electoral process and access to the ballot in 2015. After all, politicians should not be choosing their voters; voters should be choosing their politicians.

Chronicles of an Election Poll Worker: Training Day

Sarah Shanfield | Posted 05.07.2012 | New York
Sarah Shanfield

When I signed up to be a poll booth worker in this year's election, I needed $200. I won't say why I needed this money, only that it would help pay for a certain citation from the City of New York that I had been putting off paying.