Manassas Park's general registrar Patricia Brendel said the city - along with most jurisdictions across the state and nation - traditionally struggles to get enough volunteers to work the elections.
"Every locality has a problem getting volunteers.Virginia21
approached us with this idea and we thought it would be a good way to get volunteers and a good way to get young people more involved," Brendel
Manassas Park's two polling places are staffed with between five and 20 poll workers, depending on the size of the election, Brendel
Poll workers in Manassas Park represent a wide range of ages, but most are seniors or middle-aged adults, Brendel