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Montgomery County Seeks Election Day Volunteers

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Montgomery County election officials said they need more poll volunteers for Election Day.

According to The Leaf Chronicle, adding five new precincts for this election has put a strain on resources. County Election Administrator Vickie Koelman said so has this being a later election. Koelman said many people who usually volunteer are on vacation or watching grandchildren at the time of the August 2 election.

She said 20 more paid volunteers are still needed. Volunteers must be registered voters who take a training class. They will be needed 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on election day.

Koelman said the volunteers get small pay for a big service in assisting voters.

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