Poll worker selections...
Oct 25, 2012 | 872 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Surprising comments made by Diana Carroll in the Grand County Council meeting last week. I was one of the 14 potential poll workers who filled out an application in the spring to work in both the primary and general elections.

I did receive a call the morning of the primary election from the clerk’s office asking if I was coming in to work. Since I am inexperienced and the call was my first notification that I had been selected, I declined to work in the primary. I’ve heard nothing since.

Surprising also, is the attitude that we can fix this “next year.” This requirement is not a new one. Maybe before next year training will occur for workers who are willing, as well as solicitations for additional workers. The election office should welcome having a pool to choose from.

Wouldn’t it then be one move towards a more open process?

—Sue Kirkham


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