More Poll Workers Needed – Here and Everywhere

USA Today reports that states and counties are seeking new and younger poll workers for November as record numbers of suddenly-engaged citizenry are expected to cast ballots across American come November. Here in Georgia, a spokesperson for the Secretary of State’s office tells Peach Pundit:

Secretary Handel is encouraging county elections officials to recruit additional poll workers to help manage expected high voter turnout in the November 4 general election, paying particular focus to recruiting tech-savvy high school and college students. Secretary Handel also encourages high school and college students to consider becoming poll workers when she speaks to these groups.

For more information on becoming a poll worker, Georgians should contact their county registrar’s office:


  1. drjay says:

    we’ll see if this is the year it matters–youth voting habit are pretty lazy–in 72 there were pundits who thought the 26th ammendment would would reshape the electoral landscape–it did not–they voted in low numbers and statisticaly those who did vote voted like there parents to a surprisingly large degree…maybe obama is he who changes that–its an unwritten chapter still…

  2. Goldwater Conservative says:

    No, Typical White Person…(and you call me a moron). Poll is spelled p-o-l-l.

    Perhaps Obama will change the youth voting patterns. McCain is highly unlikely to get many youngins out and he really needs to distance himself from right-wing congressmen that want to raise taxes on retired people if he wants to maintain any status with his peers.

    The 26th amendment was a nice little concession. Especially given the times in which it was ratified. I still have a problem that an 18 year can get killed for a defense contractor…I mean his country…, but not purchase alcohol…and if Paul Broun has his way, Playboy Magazines on top of that(if enlisted).

  3. Goldwater Conservative says:

    Also, making election day a holiday would probably be another step in the correct direction.

  4. drjay says:

    gc- i think in reference to what doug deal was talking about in his 854 am post -POLE- is probably more accurate

    polls-of the p o l l s variety are generally open 12 and in some places up to 14 hours–and you can vote absentee and in many places you can vote early–unless they wanted to move elections to saturday i am not sure there needs to be an entire holiday dedicated to a not even 15 minute act…

  5. Jessica says:

    I think I’m gonna volunteer at the p-o-l-l this year. good way to see what here is to see on election day since i’ll be voting absentee.

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