Polling personal: preparing to be effective Posted in: Columns In keeping with the theory that an involved and informed citizen is a good citizen, I currently volunteer politically. Not that I’m running for anything, mind you (I’m much too opinionated to be of any use to anyone) but behind the scenes. For example, I worked at a polling location during ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!