Election

Short-Staffed Detroit Polling Sites Delay Opening

August 04, 2020, 1:14 PM

Any election irregularities are disturbing. Here's one.

On Tuesday morning, at least three Detroit polling stations delayed opening, and several others were short-staffed due to late cancellations by election workers, The Detroit News reports.

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson's office deployed roughly 35 workers to those locations and Northwest Unity Baptist Church, Cooke School and Dixon Academy were able to open by 9 a.m., Benson's spokesman Jake Rollow tells the paper.  

In Flint, the state sent six workers to help at a short-staffed polling site.

 


Read more:  Detroit News


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