What do election workers across the nation have to say?
EARC and Verified Voting Foundation launched a nationwide survey open to all individuals who worked on the November 4, 2008 Election. See the results here; we have responses from over 1000 local election officials, election managers, voting equipment specialists and poll workers. You can still take the survey - the url is 'http//www.verifiedvoting.org/survey.' If you want to report on an election experience since November 4, 2008, please just indicate that somewhere on the survey.
What do California poll workers have to say?
EARC's report on a survey of over 15,000 poll workers during the 2006 Primary Election and recommendations to counties for improving poll worker programs
Report on survey of over 3,000 poll workers and state-level policy recommendations for improving poll worker programs
More papers on EARC's 2006 surveys:
From Locomotive to Bullet Train: Street-level Implementation of E-Voting
The Front Lines of Democracy: Who Staffs Polling Places and Does it Matter?
Explaining Voting System Performance: Do Technology, Training, and Poll Worker Characteristics Matter?
Poll Workers and Their Motivation to Serve
Become a Poll Worker in California
Poll Worker Guidelines
Successful Practices for Poll Worker Recruitment, Training and Retention July 2007
Poll Workers and Cultural Sensitivity - What Poll Workers Should Know
US Election Assistance Commission Accessibility Resources: