(Steve Delaney) Most of the polling places across Vermont have been open for almost an hour, and they’ll all stay open until 7:00 p.m. But for town clerks and their small armies of election workers, that twelve-hour span doesn’t begin to describe the day. There’s still counting to do, and making sure there’s an accurate tally of each voter’s choices.
Town clerks depend on their board of civil authority for help on election days. The head of the Town Clerks’ Association in Vermont is Dencie Mitchell of Grand Isle. Ms. Mitchell, welcome to Morning Edition.
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