Pennsylvania poll workers pull out due to coronavirus fears

Across the state, hundreds of poll workers have made the same decision, backing out, in some cases, only recently, amid their fears of being exposed to the coronavirus and concerns that election officials are not putting in place rigorous safety protocol to protect poll workers as well as voters.

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Mike Elk
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh but speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]