States ask teens to staff polling places on Election Day
Recruiting enough workers to staff the more than 200,000 polling places across the country has been a longstanding struggle. Now, the coronavirus is making the problem even worse — because older people, who are the majority of poll workers, are also at the greatest risk of getting the infection.
Some roles in society are often filled by a particular age group. Here The Fulcrum looks at the job of poll worker and how the pandemic may have changed things.