Susan Weiss has been a poll worker in Bethesda, Md., for 16 years.
"It's really quite an experience doing it," she says. "Setting up all the equipment, putting signs up, putting arrows on the floor, etc. The camaraderie of the group that volunteers is marvelous."
But this year, with the coronavirus pandemic raging, Weiss, who's 74, decided it's just too risky to work the election in November.