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Newtown Borough Poll Workers Put Politics Aside

It's a heated election year, but Newtown Borough poll workers are friends despite politics.

It may be a heated presidential election, but for three Newtown Borough poll workers, that doesn't change the fact that they're neighbors.

This morning, Republicans Paul Salvatore and Mike DiFiori joined Democrat Liz Warren to work the polls at the Newtown Fire Station.

Despite the fact that they have differing political views, Warren and her Republican neighbors don't bicker or argue. "It's very congenial," Warren said. "We just want people to vote."

The trio had even shared a plate of cookies and hand warmers.

"We all get along," Salvatore said. "It's neighbors." 

Ellen November 06, 2012 at 09:03 PM
Are things so bad now that it's news when a few local residents are civil to one another on election day despite their different party affiliations? I'm pretty sure volunteers at all our township polling places are working together and cooperating just fine even when they have different political views.
Kara Seymour November 06, 2012 at 09:49 PM
Ellen, I'm sure that is the case in many places. Just a fun, lighthearted piece to showcase a non-contentious story.
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