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Poll Watcher volunteers needed [Video]

Poll Watcher volunteers needed

Protecting election security

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Secretary of State urges voters to wear PPE [Video]

Secretary of State urges voters to wear PPE

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is reminding Georgians to practice CDC guidelines on COVID-19 while heading to the polls.

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KC health department creates COVID-19 safety rules at polls [Video]

KC health department creates COVID-19 safety rules at polls

With the 2020 general election taking place during a pandemic – and the potential for a record turnout – the Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department has been working with local election officials..

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National Guard at polls 10.27.20 [Video]

National Guard at polls 10.27.20

We now know how many National Guardsmen will be deployed to polling places across the state.

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COVID-19 safety at the polls [Video]

COVID-19 safety at the polls

With the 2020 general election taking place during a pandemic – and the potential for a record turnout – the Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department has been working with local election officials..

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Extra recruiting efforts used to keep Tampa Bay area polling places staffed on Election Day [Video]

Extra recruiting efforts used to keep Tampa Bay area polling places staffed on Election Day

With a record number of early voters, there’s a major push underway to make sure your polling location is staffed.

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Record number of poll workers signed up for Election Day, but some still needed in select counties [Video]

Record number of poll workers signed up for Election Day, but some still needed in select counties

A record number of Ohio poll workers have signed up for Election Day, still some needed in select counties.

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Procedure for COVID patients to vote curbside [Video]

Procedure for COVID patients to vote curbside

Monroe County Circuit Clerk Dana Sloan said the process is a fairly simple one.

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KC metro election boards see surge in poll workers [Video]

KC metro election boards see surge in poll workers

The 2020 presidential election is on pace to see high turnout across the Kansas City metro. Combine that with the need for more, larger polling locations due to the COVID-19 pandemic and there was..

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Monroe County received personal protective equipment from State [Video]

Monroe County received personal protective equipment from State

Secretary of State sends out PPEs to all 82 counties

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Volunteers Will Be At Polling Places Across Maryland To Help Voters, Poll Workers Stay Safe From COVID-19 [Video]

Volunteers Will Be At Polling Places Across Maryland To Help Voters, Poll Workers Stay Safe From COVID-19

If you're headed to the polls to vote, you might see some volunteers offering you a mask or making sure you have hand sanitizer while you're in line!

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A Story Oprah Wants You to Remember on Election Day [Video]

A Story Oprah Wants You to Remember on Election Day

In this 'Oprah Show' episode from 1988, Oprah confronts two guestsboth Black womenabout their decision to sit out the presidential election between George H.W. Bush and Michael Dukakis. She shares the..

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Tippecanoe County Board of Elections hosts 'drive thru' mail-in ballot drop-off [Video]

Tippecanoe County Board of Elections hosts 'drive thru' mail-in ballot drop-off

Tippecanoe County Board of Elections hosts 'drive thru' mail-in ballot drop-off

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How Do Votes On Election Day Get Counted? [Video]

How Do Votes On Election Day Get Counted?

When the polls close on Election Day and no more voting is allowed, the election judge at each polling place has poll workers seal all the ballot boxes. The boxes are sent to a central vote-counting..

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Florida Democratic poll workers verbally abused by man in pick-up truck [Video]

Florida Democratic poll workers verbally abused by man in pick-up truck

Early voting begins on Monday, October 19th in Volusia County, Florida, with many people making up long lines to vote every day.

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Report Highlights Need For Disabled Voter Accommodations [Video]

Report Highlights Need For Disabled Voter Accommodations

As Hamilton County sees record numbers of early voters, the Tennessee Disability Coalition is reminding disabled voters that certain accomodations at the voting booth may be available to them.

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Surge of Michigan students volunteer for election [Video]

Surge of Michigan students volunteer for election

Michigan officials launched a campaign aiming to recruit 30,000 poll workers for the November 3rd election, resulting in an overwhelming response from students at the University of Michigan and other..

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Canyon County polls not requiring masks [Video]

Canyon County polls not requiring masks

Recently Idaho News 6 received tips from multiple sources claiming polling places in Canyon County do not adhere to the CDC guidelines about wearing masks and social distancing.

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Election officials to watch for voter intimidation at polls [Video]

Election officials to watch for voter intimidation at polls

As people head to the polls, election commissioners across the Kansas City metro are keeping a close eye on voter safety.

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Secretary of State issues dress code for voters [Video]

Secretary of State issues dress code for voters

For some voters, concerns grew as Mississippi voters found out a Tennessee poll worker turned voters away for wearing "black lives matter" attire.

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Gun Policies At Polling Places [Video]

Gun Policies At Polling Places

Gun Policies At Polling Places

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Nursing home staff become registered poll workers to help residents vote [Video]

Nursing home staff become registered poll workers to help residents vote

COVID-19 has changed how a lot of people are casting their ballot this year -- but that's especially true at Tennessee nursing homes.

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Lee County approves $50 raise for Nov. 3 poll workers [Video]

Lee County approves $50 raise for Nov. 3 poll workers

This year, Lee County's poll workers will receive more money to work on Election Day because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wisconsin's early voting period begins Tuesday [Video]

Wisconsin's early voting period begins Tuesday

Early voting in Wisconsin starts Tuesday, just two weeks before election day. Here's what you need to know.

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Lee County poll workers will make fifty dollars more this year [Video]

Lee County poll workers will make fifty dollars more this year

County's Board of Supervisors approve the extra money

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Young People Are Stepping Up to Be Poll Workers

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