Not so fast, actual poll workers are still needed

Many older volunteers on the sidelines due to coronavirus

CHECK-IN—Camarillo resident Virginia Brown has been a poll worker for 25 years, but she might not appear this fall out of fear of COVID-19. Acorn file photoWhile the Nov. 3 trend calls for vote-by-mail, many polling places will still be active. Ventura County is facing a shortage of poll workers because some older volunteers are sheltered at home due to the pandemic.
In years past, elections officials relied heavily on elderly people and retirees who could remain at polling places for more than ...

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