Record Number College Students to Work as Equipment Managers

550 students apply from 18 colleges; 25% of suburban voters under 34

Cook County, IL–(ENEWSPF)– More college students than ever applied to serve as specialized Election Day workers on Nov. 4, CookCounty Clerk David Orr announced Sunday at an Equipment Manager training in Winnetka.

About 550 college students from 18 universities applied for the award-winning "Building Team Democracy" program to serve as Equipment Managers. Orr spoke Sunday at an intensive training course for 100 Loyola University students learning how to maintain touch screen and optical scan voting equipment.

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