False claims, threats fuel poll worker sign-ups for midterms

              People visit a booth set up by Fulton County to recruit new poll workers at the Alpharetta Farmers Market on Sept. 10, 2022, in Alpharetta, Ga. Lies about the integrity of the 2020 presidential contest by former President Donald Trump and his allies are spurring new interest in working the polls in Georgia and elsewhere in the nation for the upcoming midterm elections. (AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala)
              Amanda Rouser poses for a photo in front of a recruiting desk for new poll workers at Atlanta City Hall on Sept. 14, 2022, in Atlanta. Rouser was motivated to serve as a poll worker for the first time during the upcoming midterm election by false allegations of fraud against a Georgia poll worker after the 2020 presidential election. (AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala)