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Tennessee recruiting more poll workers for November election

Poll workers must be 16 or older or a registered voter if 18 or older, cannot be a candidate or close relative of one and must be able to read and write in English

Tennessee is back on the lookout for poll workers, this time for the Nov. 3 election that will require about 17,000 of them. 

Secretary of State Tre Hargett says thousands of Tennesseans served as poll workers in the Aug. 6 primary. 

Those interested in working the paid job for November can apply at GoVoteTN.com. 

Poll workers must be 16 or older or a registered voter if 18 or older, cannot be a candidate or close relative of one and must be able to read and write in English. 

Poll workers must wear face coverings and will be trained on COVID-19 precautions. Early voting begins Oct. 14.