LWV of Sarasota County, FL.

Position:Leagues in Action - Brief Article

The LWV of Sarasota County, FL, reports that it "adopts a precinct" on election days. This program, brainchild of the County Supervisor of Elections in 2002, allows a group full charge of one of the County's 120+ precincts. Poll workers are encouraged to return their pay to the group. To overcome the problem of a single long shift, the League proposed a split-shift; the Supervisor of Elections agreed to a trial. The League recruited and registered poll workers. For continuity, one worker was on duty the entire day For the November 2002 gubernatorial election, the League was in...

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