From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"For election security, four police officers will be staffed at Franklin High School, the town’s only polling location for all eight precincts. Two will be stationed inside, and another two will keep watch outside.
Even in a normal election cycle, this would be among the busiest times of the year for city and town clerks and other election workers. But the upcoming presidential election is unlike any other.
A variety of factors — the coronavirus pandemic, caustic political rhetoric and worries about election integrity — are forcing clerks in MetroWest and Greater Milford to take measures they’ve never before taken, and implement new policies and standards to account for what is shaping up to be the busiest election cycle for these workers.
Clerks have been so busy putting in place health and security precautions while processing mail-in ballots and early voting that it was difficult for these public servants to find time for an interview with the Daily News."
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