Here in the tri-states and across the United States once we turn 18, we get the honor and privilege to something most citizens don't.  The ability and right to VOTE.  It seems simple enough, but voting would not be possible without the constitution and election volunteers.


Tuesday, August 16 is Help America Vote Day, a national awareness day established by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to encourage people to assist poll worker recruitment efforts across the country.

Helping voters vote, answering their questions, guiding them through the voting process and guarding the integrity of our elections is paramount in determining the will of the voters in selecting our leaders. The precinct election officials who are tasked with these duties are dedicated to our democracy and to making sure elections run smoothly.

 Iowa counties are constantly in need of citizens to step up and serve as poll workers. For more information, visit

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