KEYSER - The countdown to the “Roads to Prosperity” special election is on, and Mineral County is still in need of approximately 20 people to work the polls.

By Liz Beavers
lbeavers@newstribune.info
Tribune Managing Editor
KEYSER - The countdown to the “Roads to Prosperity” special election is on, and Mineral County is still in need of approximately 20 people to work the polls.
All the polling places for the Saturday, Oct. 7, referendum will be open and workers are needed to assist voters in each precinct.
According to county clerk Lauren Ellifritz, who is also the county’s chief elections officer, three one-hour training classes are set up for anyone wishing to serve as a poll worker.
Workers need only attend one of those classes, and can just show up for class without registering beforehand.
The classes are scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 3 - at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. - in the courtroom at the Mineral County Courthouse.
Poll workers post be a registered voter in Mineral County in order to qualify for the job.
Poll workers will be paid $25 for successfully completing the class and $140 for working on election day.
Poll workers are on duty from 5:30 a.m. to approximately 8:30 p.m. on election day.
For further information, call Ellifritz at 304-788-3924.