Election workers in Mahoning Township get ready for a long day, arriving at the polls well before 7 a.m. and remaining until they close at 8 p.m. The Mahoning workers are, seated, from left, Trudy Bonser, clerk; Jo-Ann Hawk, majority inspector; and Janice Cunfer, minority inspector. A supply of snacks indicates they came prepared. Standing in the back are machine operators Sandy Putkowsky, left, and Marie Merluzzi.