COVID-19 has added a great number of challenges to the already difficult task of administering elections. In addition to being good election officials, these unsung heroes now need to be epidemiologists.
With the US 2020 Presidential election fast approaching, and a coronavirus pandemic that is still affecting communities across the country, election officials are looking for ways to ensure a safe in-person voting.
Election expert Ed Smith, Regional Director for Global Services and Certifications for Smartmatic, offers in this video some valuable advice on how to minimize coronavirus spread. His recommendations span from guiding traffic through Wayfinding, to creating Stop Stations, and communicating the measures implemented.