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The “poll” shebang: working the 2020 election

The 2020 election posed unique challenges to poll workers, who deserve the respect and recognition of the public for their work to uphold democracy during a global pandemic.
November 16, 2020
Working as a safety coordinator for the election was hard work, but so enjoyable. I felt empowered to keep up with my job because I knew that I was helping the democratic process run smoother. I have gained a much greater appreciation for poll workers after having been one myself.

Despite a pandemic, students and teachers exercise their right to vote

History teacher Zaven Nalbandian stands outside of a polling place at the St. Louis County Government Center. Nalbandian experienced socially distant lines, mask wearers and a comfortable and tolerant feeling in the air. “I stood in the rain for the chance to once again exercise my right. I was feeling nostalgic as I thought back to that Tuesday in November in 1988 when I walked into the gym at Francis Howell North High School and punched the card,
November 2, 2020

As the 2020 election season comes to a close, students and faculty alike are preparing to vote on Nov. 3. This is seniors’ first time at the ballot, and for teachers, their first time voting during a...

Missouri’s presidential primary is Tuesday, March 10–here’s everything you need to know

Signs proclaiming “VOTE!” are illustrated against a blue background, a call to action heading towards the Missouri primary election Tuesday, March 10.
March 9, 2020

The general election in November is quickly approaching as we make our way through primary season. This Tuesday, March 10, Missouri will have its primary, deciding which candidate will receive the state’s...

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