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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Poll workers seeking a raise

 

May 17, 2018



Poll workers in Escambia County (Ala.) have not had a pay increase in 12 years and are asking the county commission to help by giving across-the-board raises to the nearly 160 poll workers who work on election days.

Roger Williamson represented the poll workers during Monday's commission meeting asking for “a substantial raise” for the workers.

Currently, poll workers in the county are paid the state minimum of $100 per day with the inspector receiving $125. The county is responsible for half the cost and the other half is paid by the state.

In addition to working the polls, poll worker...



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