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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Poll workers get pay raise


May 31, 2018

Poll workers in Escambia County (Ala.) will receive an extra $25 per day for the 2018 election cycle beginning with the June 5 primary elections following a vote Tuesday by the county commission.

Poll workers currently make the state minimum of $100 per day with the inspector receiving $125.

Earlier this month, Roger Willamson appeared before the commission seeking a $50 across-the-board raise for the 150 poll workers who work on election day.

Williamson noted that while the polls are only open 12 hours a day, poll workers normally work 14 to 16 hours on election day due to other duties pri...

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