Be civil toward volunteers when you go to polls

2012-10-28T00:00:00Z Be civil toward volunteers when you go to polls nwitimes.com
October 28, 2012 12:00 am

If you plan on exercising your right to vote on Nov. 6, I would like to say a few things. When you go to your polling place and vote, please act like adults and treat candidate volunteers with respect. These are people volunteering their time. You might not benefit from them, but some voters do.

In the past we have had voters feel as if they have the right to treat the volunteers rudely and with no respect, with nasty comments and snide remarks. A simple “no thank you” is sufficient.

Volunteers have the same rights as you and can also report bad behavior from voters.

If you don’t feel as if you can act civil or like an adult, early voting has begun. Please use it to avoid any problems.

- Vicky Koegel, Dyer

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