Working at the polls

August 3, 2010 | 6:38 p.m. CDT
At 4:30 a.m., MU student Joanna Witte, 21, and Bob Boston, 67, began setting up the polling station at the Columbia Public Library. The poll workers are expected to stay until their ballots are turned in to the county clerk sometime after 7 p.m. Despite the generation gap, these veteran poll workers said they put in the long hours at the polls for the same reason: to serve the public.

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