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A Veteran Poll Worker Sizes Up the Election

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A Veteran Poll Worker Sizes Up the Election

A Veteran Poll Worker Sizes Up the Election

A Veteran Poll Worker Sizes Up the Election

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More than one million poll workers will help run election booths around the country Tuesday for the midterm vote. One of them is Patricia Speicher, who's been doing it almost every year since 1948.

Madeleine Brand talks to her about working the elections then and now, and what's changed in the nearly 60 years she's been working the booths.