'Overwhelming': Georgia poll worker describes voting chaos
June 12, 2020
ATLANTA (AP) — First-time poll worker Kirubel Behailu thought he'd become more familiar with Georgia's new voting machines at a quiet election site during Tuesday's primary. Instead, he found himself scrambling to sanitize equipment, clear jams in a ballot scanner and run back voter cards during a 15-hour marathon at an Atlanta church inundated with frustrated citizens.
"I broke a sweat throughout the day. I logged at least 10,000 steps. It was kind of overwhelming," said Behailu, one of several poll workers who shared their experiences with The Associated Press.
Voting problems were rep...