Georgia recruits poll workers to help run big elections


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— By Mark Niesse, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 4,2020 —

The website from the Georgia secretary of state’s office will help meet a deep demand for poll workers in advance of November’s presidential election, when 5 million voters are expected to participate.

Election officials are searching for new poll workers to replace those who have quit during the coronavirus pandemic.

The names of people who sign up to become poll workers will be forwarded to county election offices, which will make decisions about whether to hire them. All poll workers must go through training.

The website to sign up to become a poll worker is

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