Proud to be from Pittsburgh: Volunteers and election workers tirelessly working to count ballots

Proud to be from Pittsburgh: volunteers and election workers tirelessly working to count ballots

PITTSBURGH — Election week was emotionally draining, as we waited for the final ballots to come in, stretching over days. But all the workers who helped on Election Day from the polls to counting votes are making us proud to be from Pittsburgh.

We’ve seen poll workers provided treats to children while their parents waited in line, and cheered on those voting for the first time.

In Allegheny County more than 6,000 people helped on election day and hundreds more county employees in various departments helped these last few days.

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Allegheny County Elections Division Manager, David Voye said “these people are very professional, they work very hard, all these other departments have stepped up to help us,”

Without them, we couldn’t can exercise our right to choose who will represent us and they are making us proud to be from Pittsburgh.

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