Poll Workers Coverage
Growing number of election workers report being threatened
Voting requires scores of volunteers and full-time officials to make the process work, But in this heated political climate, a growing number say they've been threatened.
Fact check: Was a Pennsylvania poll worker turned away?
As Pennsylvania voters headed to the polls for their last chance to vote in the 2020 election, posts on social media claimed there was a lack of transparency in the election process.
NC laws protect voters against most intimidation efforts
Election observers are recruited and trained by the parties. The most lethal thing observers carry is a clipboard. They're prohibited from speaking to or photographing voters.
Editorial: Trump's needless poll watchers only breed distrust and disruption
Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 -- While President Donald Trump and his backers are doing all they can to plant the seeds of a self-fulfilling prediction of disruption and confusion at polling places with unneeded unofficial poll watchers, North Carolina elections officials - Republicans and Democrats - aren't having any of it. They steadfastly remain dedicated to assuring voting is conducted properly, safely and fairly.
Trump says poll watchers can combat election fraud, but crowds of people monitoring NC polling sites aren't allowed
President Donald Trump encouraged volunteers to stand watch at polling sites nationwide, but Wake County elections officials said Thursday that it's not only unnecessary, it's also illegal.
As early voting days approach, some NC counties still need poll workers
At least a quarter of North Carolina's counties are struggling to recruit poll workers for the 2020 election, according to a recent survey of counties conducted last week by the State Board of Elections