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Poll Workers / Volunteers Urgently Needed

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North Columbus Friends Meeting offers the following resources to those interested in being and/or recruiting poll workers ahead of the election and on election day 2020. These resources are just a sampling of what's available in the community. 

 Phone Banking to get people to work the polls in Ohio (state-wide):

https://swingleft.org/event/register/mobilize:291302

Need volunteers ahead of election and on election day to serve as official poll workers, poll observers, staff a voter protection hotline, and/or recruit other volunteers. 

 Franklin County Board of Elections Ohio law requires that Democrats and Republicans have equal representation at each voting location. Registered unaffiliated voters can also work as a poll worker. The board will employ around 3,200 poll workers to staff Franklin County’s 346 Election Day voting locations.  

           To become a paid poll worker call (614) 525-5393 or visit: 

            https://vote.franklincountyohio.gov/poll-worker/ 

            Youth volunteers go to: 

            https://vote.franklincountyohio.gov/Poll-Worker/Youth-at-the-Booth

Ohio Secretary of State -- sign up for and/or help recruit recruit others to be poll workers at https://www.ohiosos.gov/elections/poll-workers/

 Phone Banking to get people to work the polls in Ohio (state-wide):

https://swingleft.org/event/register/mobilize:291302

Need volunteers ahead of election and on election day to serve as official poll workers, poll observers, staff a voter protection hotline, and/or recruit other volunteers. 

Information regarding the need for poll workers and recruitment efforts:

https://www.wvxu.org/post/larose-ohio-has-long-way-go-recruiting-poll-workers#stream/0

https://www.crainscleveland.com/government/firms-recruit-young-poll-workers-avert-chaos

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/05/894331965/wanted-young-people-to-work-the-polls-this-november    

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