Working the Polls on Election Day: Surprises, Lessons
November 23, 2022
For the mid-term General Election held on Nov. 8, 2022, I was a poll worker at one of the Martinsburg voting locations.
I have followed politics for years, kind of like the way some people follow a sports team. I understand that politics and voting is important, but there’s also an element to it that is like watching a sports season. Your team wins some and loses some and it’s entertaining (to me) to “discuss” with others the reasons behind the wins and losses. And, of course, there’s the Monday-morning quarterbacking where I get to pretend that I have deep insight into the “ga...