Election Offices Need Staff - Colleges and Universities May Have the Answer - Are we running out of election workers?
17 August 2023
The loss of experienced poll workers and election officials is a growing concern, largely attributable to the perceived dangers and political concerns that come with the job. [...] The combination of election officials’ dire need for poll workers ahead of the 2024 election and the FWS community service requirement has created a need on both sides. [...] What would working in an election office be like for a FWS student? To the general public, the work of election officials may appear to be only the work that goes into ensuring the smooth functioning of Election Day. [...] • Benefits of the partnership for both the students and the election offices. [...] • Opportunities to further develop the relationship between the election offices and the universities to foster the growth of the program.