Write a 700- to 1,050-word blog post on how elections are run in your local area. Introduce the blog post with a description and location of your local polling place. Then address the following in your post:


Describe the major job roles that work on local elections within your local government. Indicate how these roles interact with state or federal government officials.

Discuss how representatives from the two major political parties interact with your local government before, during, and after a local election.

Discuss how ballots are kept secure and election result accuracy is maintained by local officials in your area.


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