Stories tagged: "poll worker"


A voter arrives to cast their mail-in ballot at the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh Monday, May 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Election Results May Take a Few Days in Pennsylvania. Here’s Why.

With the midterm election almost here, counties in Pennsylvania are gearing up for the vote counting process. With close to 9 million registered voters in the state, and almost one million mail-in ballots already returned, it could take some time before we know the winners.

A voter wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus, steps from the voting booth after casting a ballot at a polling place in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Want to Protect Democracy? Here’s How to Become a Poll Worker in Pennsylvania

Poll workers in Pennsylvania are needed every year to assist voters at the polls. As an integral part of the democratic process, the state depends on these workers to run a fair and secure election at over 9,000 polling locations in the commonwealth.

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Are You Bilingual? This Group Wants You to Be a Poll Worker.

Mi Familia Vota organization is joining other groups across the U.S. in trying to persuade younger people to work at polling places, especially those who are bilingual.

In this June 13, 2019, file photo, ExpressVote XL voting machines are displayed during a demonstration at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Pennsylvania Needs Poll Workers on Election Day. Here’s How You Can Help

Counties will pay you to work at the polls, and the state is offering continuing education credits for some licensed professionals.