Bilingual poll workers

POLL WORKERS STILL NEEDED FOR MARCH 3 ELECTION

By Tracy DeFore, County of San Diego Communications Office
 
Photo courtesy: County of San Diego
 
February 11, 2020 -- Time is running short, and poll workers, especially those who are bilingual in any one of six specific languages, are still needed for the March 3 Presidential Primary Election. The Registrar’s office is required by federal law to provide bilingual speakers and voting materials to voters who speak Spanish, Filipino, Vietnamese and Chinese. A survey by the University of California, Berkeley showed a need for speakers of Arabic and Korean at about 90 precincts, so the Registrar’s office is also recruiting bilingual poll workers in those languages for the March 3 election.