x

Poll workers needed for November election amid pandemic

1 month 1 week 16 hours ago Thursday, August 13 2020 Aug 13, 2020 August 13, 2020 8:31 AM August 13, 2020 in News - Local

With Election Day just months away, many counties in the Rio Grande Valley are in need of more poll workers due to the pandemic.

This year Texas removed the straight-party voting option from ballots. Hidalgo County Elections Administrator Yvonne Ramón said it could present challenges like longer lines and the need for more help. 

"The average age of our poll worker is an elderly, they are very vulnerable and susceptible to COVID, so we did have a few that didn't come back," Ramón said.

Watch the video for the full story.

More News

Radar
7 Days