Workers needed for next week's primary elections

Volunteers need to contact clerk's office by Wednesday

From Staff Reports

Feb. 26, 2008 - Election workers are still needed by both Republicans and Democrats for Tuesday's primary election. Overall, election officials estimate about a dozen workers are needed.

The Republican Party still needs 10-11 workers to staff the polls on March 4 for the primary election. The Democratic Party also needs a few workers for the election. Workers are needed at various times throughout the day.

In order to be an election official, the worker must complete a training course and receive certification for it. While the class has already been held, workers can take a class online through Friday to gain the certification.

Anyone who is interested should contact the county clerk's office at 903-438-4074 to sign up, get workbooks and for more information.

Those interested are encouraged to call by Wednesday afternoon if possible, so that election officials will know and can have a worker plan in place by Friday.

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