And then finally, when election day came, the packing houses posted a notice that men who desired to vote might remain away until nine that morning, and the same night watchman took Jurgis and the rest of his flock into the back room of a saloon, and showed each of them where and how to mark a ballot, and then gave each two dollars, and took them to the polling place
, where there was a policeman on duty especially to see that they got through all right.
July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele today designated a Wayne County building used as a polling place
for 120 years as a Keystone of Democracy.
DURING the election last week, the auditorium of the middle school where I work was used as a polling place
In a state where people often live more than 20 miles from their polling place
, this technology allows us to make sure everyone gets a chance to vote on election day.
Rushford said he thought the initial interaction observers had with the wardens at each polling place
went a long way to eliminating tensions that existed in previous elections.
April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Somerset County polling place
where voting has taken place since 1940 was designated today as Pennsylvania's first "Keystone of Democracy.
An exciting feature of VOTE411 is its local information component--a polling place
locator that allows users to key in their addresses and obtain their poll locations.
Although a new polling place
opened up just a block and a half from my front door, I continued at my same polling place
twice as far away, while voters from more than a mile away used this closer space.
The Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) requires that each polling place
have at least one accessible voting machine for voters with disabilities.
In another "first," police who work on Election Day will also have a special training session to prepare them for any unusual situations that might arise at their polling place
With polling place
locations and other features, eVoter.
Whether it is an at-large election, an annexation, polling place
change or redistricting, changes in voting procedures and practices have resulted in discrimination against minority voters.