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Pennsylvania election 2022: How to serve as a poll worker on Nov. 8

With the election less than two months away, the state is recruiting people to set up polling places, assist voters, and more on Election Day.

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

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Updated: 2021-09-22 10:36:47

False voter fraud claims, COVID and heavy workloads are contributing to Pa.’s poll worker shortage

Election officials say harassment from groups who incorrectly believe last fall’s election was fraudulent is one of the reasons poll workers are quitting the ballot box.

By Sam Dunklau

Want to be a poll worker? Philly says it’s responding to ‘unprecedented’ number of applicants

Some 20,000 people applied to serve as a poll worker in Philadelphia and it’s taking some time to sort through all of those applications.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

Voting rights advocates in Pa. recruit interpreters, multilingual poll workers

Berks, Lehigh, and Philadelphia counties are required to recruit additional poll workers who can interpret for Spanish-speaking voters, as campaigns across the country urge people to help avert shortages.

By Alanna Elder/WITF