Forsyth County needs more poll workers for the Nov. 8 election

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Voters across the nation understand the importance of the Nov. 8, 2022 General Election and Special Election. Forsyth County Voter Registrations & Elections Office wants to make sure they are prepared for the massive turnout expected which is why officials are calling for more poll workers.

Orientation sessions will be held Sept. 13 – 15 at various times at the Forsyth County Voter Registrations & Elections Office (1201 Sawnee Dr.) for residents wishing to gain more information on becoming a poll worker. Answers to frequently asked questions including poll worker requirements, paid versus volunteer opportunities, duties of a poll worker and more can be found at www.forsythco.com/pollworkers.

“Serving as a poll worker enables citizens to participate in one of our nation’s most cherished freedoms,” said Voter Registrations & Elections Director Mandi Smith. “We are truly grateful for the residents who step up and serve as poll workers. They not only provide a valuable service to our community but also
have the opportunity to learn about and have a front row seat to the election process.”

Orientation sessions for potential poll workers will be held at the following times:
• Tuesday, September 13
6 – 7:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, September 14
1:30 – 3 p.m.
• Thursday, September 15
1:30 – 3 p.m.

Interested residents are required to sign up for one of the sessions as seating is limited. A signup link is available at www.forsythco.com/pollworkers.

To receive additional information about the orientation sessions, please send an email to [email protected] or call the Forsyth County Voter Registrations & Elections Office at (770)
781-2118.

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