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Election inspectors being recruited for Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County Board of Elections is recruiting election inspectors to work at all polling places in the county for the general election Nov. 8, Election Commissioners Norman P. Green and Brian C. Abram announced.

Prospective election inspectors must be English-speaking voters registered in the county as a Republican or Democrat and must complete a three-hour training class. Prospective poll workers must bring their driver’s licenses and Social Security cards to the class.

Training classes will be held in Dunkirk in St. Hyacinth’s Church hall, 15 S. Pangolin St., from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 24.

Classes will be held in Jamestown in the South Multi-Purpose Room in the Carnahan Center at Jamestown Community College, 525 Falconer St., from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 28 and Sept. 29, and from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 1. They also will be held in Mayville in the Carlson Community Center, 50 West Lake Road (Route 394), from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5.

Pay for completing training and being available for the Nov. 8 election is $25. Wage is $9 per hour for working from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Election Day. Inspectors do not get formal breaks, but they are allowed time to eat at the polling site.

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