Kentucky National Guard Helping With Elections

The Kentucky National Guard is preparing to assist local officials at polling locations in 38 counties on Election Day.About 280 guardsmen will provide logistical and administrative support next Tuesday, Guard officials said. They are stepping in because many poll workers and volunteers are typically in a high-risk category for contracting COVID-19.The guardsmen will perform non-election officer duties that include setting up and cleaning polling locations and assisting with traffic, parking and crowd control, officials said.