By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Elections Court ordered a poll worker removed from a Pittsburgh precinct this Election Day for causing reported disturbances.READ MORE: Gov. Tom Wolf Visits East Liberty To Promote Affordable Health Care
The worker was stationed at the Pittsburgh 4-10 and 4-11 polling place on Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside.
According to a Allegheny County spokesperson, other poll workers reported the person was allegedly “causing a disturbance,” taking photos and videos and looking at ballots prior to them being scanned.
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That person was later allowed to return to the polling location by the court.READ MORE: President Joe Biden Pleads With States To Use COVID-19 Relief Money To Pay People To Get Vaccinated
In addition, there are reports that two poll watchers got into a fistfight in Sheraden and were removed from that polling place.
A court order was also issued for two poll watchers to be removed from a Penn Hills polling place for alleged voter intimidation. The watchers voluntarily left. Both denied any wrongdoing, an Allegheny County spokesperson said.
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