Chicago Board of Election Commissioners makes push to recruit poll workers

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022
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Thinking about becoming a poll worker? You can apply to be a Chicago election judge today.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Ahead of the November general election, the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners is making an aggressive push to recruit poll workers.

It put out a flyer on Monday with artwork that says "Help Defend Democracy in Chicago."

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Election workers have found themselves the subject of threats following former President Donald Trump's false claims of fraud in the 2020 election.

Election judges can make up to $230 and election coordinators make up to $450 for Election Day.

If you'd like to apply, click here.

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