Temporary election worker Joseph Banar, center, disinfects voting stations as a precaution against the coronavirus while a steady stream of voters participates in the first day of balloting in New Mexico, at the Santa Fe Convention Center on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Santa Fe, N.M. Election officials also are witnessing a massive surge in absentee ballot requests. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
What are the rules around poll watching on Election Day in the United States?
WASHINGTON: What are the rules around poll watching on Election Day in the United States?
President Donald Trump has been urging his supporters to go the polls and watch very carefully, raising concerns about possible voter intimidation.
Monitoring the votes at polling places is allowed in most states, but rules vary and its not a free-for-all. States have established rules, in part, to avoid any hint that observers will…