Stories tagged: "election poll workers"


Poll workers in Ashland during the April 7, 2020 election. (Contributed photo)
Wisconsin Democrats Want to Require GOP Lawmakers to Walk a Mile in Poll Workers’ Shoes

Bill would mandate Election Day service. Goal is to reduce unfounded claims about election integrity.

Alyssa Van Duyse donned protective gear, including an N95 mask, to be a polling place worker in Chippewa Falls during the spring election. She is working Election Day, too. Many cities were short election poll workers in April, including Green Bay. (Contributed photo )
Green Bay Mayor: Despite What You Heard, We Have Plenty of Poll Workers

Genrich not sure where the shortage narrative started. Current concern centers on disruptive voters.

Alyssa Van Duyse donned protective gear, including an N95 mask, to be a polling place worker in Chippewa Falls during the spring election. She is working Election Day, too. Many cities were short election poll workers in April, including Green Bay. (Contributed photo )
‘The Risk Is Worth the Reward’: Wisconsin Poll Workers Commit to Working in November

The workers who staff polling places despite COVID-19 concerns.

Stickers like this are a recruitment tool being used by the nonpartisan Poll Hero Project, which works to turn politically active teens and young adults into election day poll workers. (Photo by Ethan Duran)
More than 22,000 Young People Will Work As Poll Workers in November, Thanks to Poll Hero Project

The nonpartisan organization finds politically active Instagram users with geotags for high schools in different cities, then asks them to become poll workers.

Wisconsin election poll workers
Wisconsin Needs Election Poll Workers. Here’s How to Become One.

Those 16 years and older can earn money while working the Nov. 3 election.