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Eden Hodges, Election 2020 Correspondent

STATESBORO — The Secretary of State’s office is looking for poll workers to work at polling stations across the state as voter-turnout numbers are expected to break records this November.

The demographic that normally works polls is mostly made up of the elderly and retired, but since these people are the most at-risk to COVID-19, young poll workers are needed now more than ever according to a recent article from NPR.

Students can apply online here by listing the University System of Georgia as their organization and can expect paid training and payment of up to $140 a day according to the Poll Worker FAQ page.

Poll workers will be assigned a polling location according to where they are most needed to guarantee Election Day will run smoothly without any long lines.