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Iowa Secretary of State encourages more Iowans to become poll workers ahead of 2022 midterm elections

A poll worker talks to a line of voters on Election Day 2020 in Austin, Texas.
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A poll worker talks to a line of voters on Election Day 2020 in Austin, Texas.

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate this week is encouraging Iowans to become poll workers this week. IPR's Clay Masters speaks with Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate about how Iowans can become poll workers.

Tuesday, Jan. 25, was National Poll Worker Recruitment Day. Iowa deploys around 10,000 poll workers for each election.

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Iowans interested in learning more about becoming a poll worker can go to pollworker.Iowa.gov.