Windsor hiring hundreds of election day workers


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Terri Knight-Lepain, town’s supervisor of elections, stated anybody at the least 18 years of age as of Oct. 24 is eligible for a job.

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“We’re looking for a lot of people. We encourage anybody who’s interested to apply,” Knight-Lepain instructed the Star.

Town wants folks to fill 4 totally different positions at every polling station: parking zone attendants, greeters, deputy returning officers (the individuals who ask for identification, test the voters’ listing and subject ballots), and tabulator officers (the individuals who Help voters forged their ballots by way of a tabulator machine).

Polling stations with elevators, wheelchair lifts, or ramps may also have accessibility officers, and areas with out automated doorways can have an individual to open and shut doorways for electors.

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Though town will maintain eight days of advance voting, together with at drive-thru areas, Knight-Lepain stated between 30 and 40 metropolis workers will run these polls. Anybody being employed now will probably be engaged on election day solely.

Every voting station may also have ballot supervisors who will probably be metropolis workers.

To use for an election employee job with town, go to electionworker.citywindsor.ca.

Between 900 and 1,000 folks will probably be chosen. All candidates are welcome, however solely these chosen will probably be invited to take part in an interview through Zoom.

Windsor residents can discover out in the event that they’re on the voters’ listing, discover ways to vote, and discover out who the candidates are by visiting windsorelections.ca. An inventory of advance polling station areas and occasions deliberate for Oct. 5 to 16 can be out there on the web site.

The listing of 56 candidates for Windsor metropolis council and mayor was licensed final week. Within the time since, nobody has dropped out of the race.

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