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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.

Credit: NewsChannel 5 Nashville     Duration: 01:48Published
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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How will poll watchers work in Ohio, Kentucky? [Video]

How will poll watchers work in Ohio, Kentucky?

Hamilton County Republicans only recruit during presidential election cycles. This year, they will have less than 200 poll watchers. Democrats hope to train enough observers to cover every poll.

Credit: WCPO Cincinnati     Duration: 02:01Published
High demand fills poll worker positions; leaves many out of the process [Video]

High demand fills poll worker positions; leaves many out of the process

NEWS: Many prospective poll workers were confused when they didn't receive a call to come work before election.

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas     Duration: 02:18Published
Recruiting young poll workers [Video]

Recruiting young poll workers

Milwaukee voters can expect to see some younger poll workers for the upcoming election thanks to a local teenager.

Credit: TODAY’S TMJ4     Duration: 01:33Published
What to know if you want to advance vote [Video]

What to know if you want to advance vote

Don't vote advance if you've requested mail-in ballots. That's the message from the Johnson County Elections Board.

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Thursday Block 2 [Video]

Thursday Block 2

Thursday Block 2

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Green Bay police offering deescalation training for poll workers ahead of Election Day [Video]

Green Bay police offering deescalation training for poll workers ahead of Election Day

Lt. Chad Ramos will lead a two-hour presentation on Effective Communications Training for the city's election inspectors working the polls on Nov. 3.

Credit: NBC 26 Wisconsin     Duration: 01:53Published
Palm Beach County prepares for early voting [Video]

Palm Beach County prepares for early voting

Early voting in Palm Beach County begins Monday.

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach     Duration: 02:06Published
Greenfield introduces new electronic voter check in system [Video]

Greenfield introduces new electronic voter check in system

Greenfield poll workers trained on a new electronic check in system that will roll out for Election Day.

Credit: TODAY’S TMJ4     Duration: 01:59Published
New poll workers increase in Walker County, officials hold training [Video]

New poll workers increase in Walker County, officials hold training

New poll workers increase in Walker County, officials hold training

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Keeping voters safe from Covid-19 at the polls [Video]

Keeping voters safe from Covid-19 at the polls

The Cerro Gordo County Auditor is reassuring voters that they are taking precautions to keep people safe at the polls.

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Wright, Williams to fill 2 Mississippi legislative seats [Video]

Wright, Williams to fill 2 Mississippi legislative seats

Businessman Bart Williams won the Senate District 15 seat and former Lowndes County School District superintendent Lynn Wright won the House District 37 seat.

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Tennessee Secretary of State expects 'heavy turnout' for early voting first day [Video]

Tennessee Secretary of State expects 'heavy turnout' for early voting first day

Tennessee Secretary of State expects 'heavy turnout' for early voting first day

Credit: WDEF CBS Chattanooga, TNPublished
City of Milwaukee residents needed to help process absentee ballots [Video]

City of Milwaukee residents needed to help process absentee ballots

The City of Milwaukee has more than enough poll workers signed up to work Nov. 3, but there is still a need for people to process absentee ballots.

Credit: TODAY’S TMJ4     Duration: 02:01Published
Big turnout for early voting in Houston County [Video]

Big turnout for early voting in Houston County

Voters in Houston County waited up to four hours for their first day of early voting.

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Voters Across North Texas Line Up To Cast Their Ballots Early [Video]

Voters Across North Texas Line Up To Cast Their Ballots Early

Voters Across North Texas Line Up To Cast Their Ballots Early

Credit: CBS 11 Dallas     Duration: 02:25Published
Early Voting Kicks Off in Kentucky [Video]

Early Voting Kicks Off in Kentucky

Kentucky is the last of the Tri-State to begin early voting for the 2020 General Election, which will run for three weeks, the longest in-person voting period ever for Bluegrass voters.

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Poll Workers Express Concerns About Transportation On Election Day [Video]

Poll Workers Express Concerns About Transportation On Election Day

They told CBS2's Lisa Rozner they are expected to work long hours, but are concerned about getting to voting locations due to mass transit shutdowns.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 02:16Published
Poll Workers Being Trained In Pa. [Video]

Poll Workers Being Trained In Pa.

With 22 days to go before Election Day, training sessions for poll workers are well underway in our area. KDKA's Nicole Ford has more.

Credit: KDKA CBS 2 Pittsburgh     Duration: 02:25Published

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IWBI and Power the Polls Collaborate to Offer Free Safety Education on COVID-19 for Poll Workers Across the U.S.

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Vote Smarter 2020: Who's Allowed To Be Inside Polling Places?

Watch VideoWho’s allowed to be inside polling places? "So polling places are controlled by state laws, and for the most part polling places can only have poll workers, campaign sort of watchers..
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Ohio can't bar maskless voters from elections centers, Gov. DeWine says

Poll workers will offer masks to voters who do not have one, as well as curbside voting options for those who refuse.
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Virus surges in key battleground states as election nears

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Rising coronavirus cases in key presidential battleground states a little more than two weeks before Election Day are the latest worry for election officials and voters fearing..
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California teens take their tech savvy and 3D printers to make PPE for people nationwide

For the "CBS This Morning" series A More Perfect Union, Dr. Tara Narula has the story of two tech savvy brothers who are providing PPE to many people who need it. From bus drivers, to custodial staff..
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Facebook's Zuckerberg adds $100 mn for election administrators

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Coronavirus Impact: Poll Workers Concerned About Being Able To Get To Work For Long Election Day And Night

Voter turnout in the Tri-State Area is expected to be unprecedented and so is the number of people registering to work at the polls.
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Young People Are Stepping Up to Be Poll Workers

Older volunteers are reluctant to work during the pandemic. High school students, who are increasingly politically engaged and have more time, are taking their place.
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As early voting starts Monday, Georgia aims to avoid another meltdown

Georgia election officials have hired poll workers, improved training and readied for the Nov. 3 general election. Early voting starts...
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Despite Surge In Volunteers, Some Swing States Still Need Poll Workers

As the election approaches, volunteers across the country are being trained on how to work the polls. But there may still be poll worker shortages in some of the areas that could decide the election.
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Vote Smarter 2020: Is Voting In Person Better Than Voting By Mail?

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Officials seek poll workers as pandemic surges

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Ohio poll workers receiving de-escalation training for disputes over masks, long lines

Elections officials will provide masks to voters who do not have them on-site.
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Wisconsin election officials go from famine to feast with a swell of poll workers

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Vote Smarter 2020: Can You Get A Mail-In Ballot But Vote In Person?

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After Recruitment Hurdles, Poll Workers Face High Pressure

Around the country, election officials are recruiting thousands of new pollworkers to run this fall's election. It's a daunting task with high stakes, especially in swing states.
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