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Denver Elections fulfills need for election judges in unique way
Partnership with Denver Day Works employs area homeless

In 2017 Denver Elections Division employed a special group of election judges to work in the ballot processing room.

They didn’t look any different from any of the other temporary election workers, they ate in the break room with everyone else and had the same temporary employee badges. They processed ballots for six hours a day just like everyone else.

What made these nine election judges special though is that they were employed through Denver Day Works, a program designed to provide a low to no barrier work experience for people throughout the city who are experiencing homelessness. 

“The first day was an electrifying day;” said Elizabeth Littlepage, election judge coordinator. “I felt like we were really making an impact in these workers lives, giving them the opportunity to get back into the workforce.” Read more…

Apr 29, 2011

Arizona: Awaiting governor's decision, Tucson's mail-in election hangs in the balance

Arkansas: Election commission reviews '10

Colorado: Meyers, clerks present briefs in Gessler case

District of Columbia: Students encounter problems at the polls

Florida: Voter rights' advocates oppose elections bill

Georgia: Kemp: Election changes will help voters, officials

Illinois: Woman denies vote fraud charges

Indiana: Lawmakers drop plan tied to White case  |  Judge won't halt Democrats challenge to Charlie White  |  Highland saves $32K by not holding primary vote  |  Russian visitor sees vote center

Kansas: Brownback signs military voting bill

Louisiana: Schedler: Reduce number of elections

Minnesota: Senate Republicans advance elections ID bill  |  Minn. Senate passes voter ID on party-line vote

New Hampshire: Committee endorses requiring photo ID to vote

New Jersey: Some sample ballots left behind at post office  |  Postal service investigating delay in delivering sample ballots

New York: FBI probes scope of Troy vote fraud case

Ohio: Tuesday special election in Lucas County  |  County won't force voters to wear ponchos at polls

Pennsylvania: Westmoreland buys more voting machines  |  Pike voting machines get a dry run  |  Montco questions voter affiliations

South Carolina: Early voting bill moves forward

Tennessee: Election commission ponders vastly different budgets

West Virginia: Election preparations continue  |  Early voting begins Friday  |  Accessibility reviewed by commissioner, clerk staff  |  Mineral changes polling places for special primary

Wisconsin: Milwaukee County expects to finish recount on time  |  Rock County halfway through recount

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